By Commander Ralph Earle, U. S. Navy
September 1916
Motto: “Battleships are cheaper than battles” The Question.—Is the defence of our coast and incidentally progressive action better provided for on the expenditure of a given amount in construction by ...

Military Prudence

By Commander A. W. Hinds, U. S. Navy
September 1916
Motto: “What right have I to write on Prudence whereof I have little and that of the negative sort?”In military matters America has arrived at the parting of the ways. ...

The Traditions Of The Naval Service

By Lieutenant (J. G.) H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy
September 1916
Motto: The memory of a great age is the most precious treasure that a nation can possess.—Conan Doyle.The Importance of Tradition in a Military ServiceOur first great naval commander, Paul ...

The Log of the C.S. Submarine

By William E. Beard
September 1916
In memory of the supreme devotion of those heroic men of the Confederate Army and Navy, first in marine warfare to employ torpedo boats. Moved by the lofty faith that ...

Preparedness - A Vital Necessity

By Lieut. Commander John P. Jackson, U. S. Navy
September 1916
[copyrighted]U. S. NAVAL INSTITUTE, ANNAPOLIS, MD.PREPAREDNESS—A VITAL NECESSITY[1]By Lieut. Commander John P. Jackson, U. S. NavyI. Why It Is EssentialThe present great world war has emphasized the fact that the ...

A Personnel Reserve For The Naval Service

By Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy
September 1916
The urgency of providing an adequate naval reserve personnel is forcibly set forth in a report of the navy general board dated November 17, 1914, wherein it is pointed out ...

Discipline in the Old Navy

By Rear Admiral H. O. Dunn, U. S. Navy
September 1916
Gallagher, foremastman of the Iroquois, was shaving under the lee of the pin rail. Gallagher had two fixed and immutable habits. One was to shave every Saturday forenoon after the ...

Coordination In National Policy

By Captain L. H. Chandler, U. S. Navy
September 1916
There is always in progress more or less argument in favor of coordination between different units of our naval organization, and everyone admits the necessity for the attainment of such ...

The Harbor of St. Thomas

By Lieutenant Byron McCandless, U. S. Navy
September 1916
The principal islands of the Danish West Indies are St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John. They are surrounded by small islands and cays.St. Thomas is the most important island ...

Discussion: Large Vs. Small Battleships

By Lieut. Comdr. T. L. Johnson, U. S. Navy
September 1916
DISCUSSIONLarge vs. Small Battleships(See Page 1079. Whole No. 164)Lieut. Comdr. T. L. Johnson, U. S. Navy.—Upon the receipt of the Proceedings for July-August I was surprised to find the essay ...

Secretary's Notes

September 1916
The receipt of many applications for associate membership from participants in the recent volunteer cruise marks another step forward in the work of broadening the field of the Institute's usefulness. ...

International Notes: Naval War Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant R. S. Edwards, U. S. Navy
September 1916
This html article is produced from an uncorrected text file through optical character recognition. Prior to 1940 articles all text has been corrected, but from 1940 to the present most ...

International Notes: Diplomatic Notes

Prepared By A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy
September 1916
DIPLOMATIC NOTESPrepared by A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. Naval AcademyNEUTRALS AND THE ENTENTE POWERSOn July 18 the British Government published a list of foreign business firms with ...

Review Of Books

September 1916
REVIEW OF BOOKSonSUBJECTS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST“Fore-Armed. How to Build a Citizen Army.” By Granville Fortesque. (Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Co., 1916.)In the first half of this book Captain Fortesque ...

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