Proceedings Magazine - July 1917 Vol. 43/7/173

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I. TYPES

Sealing up a vessel in order to submerge it was accomplished many years ago. The early attempts succeeded in producing submarines capable of operating...

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  • The Submarine
    By Commander Yates Stirling, U. S. Navy

    I. TYPES

    Sealing up a vessel in order to submerge it was accomplished many years ago. The early attempts succeeded in producing submarines capable of operating on the surface with small buoyancy, or else sliding...

  • The War with Spain: A Study of Past Performance
    By H. C. Washburn

    If the United States had lost the war with Spain, the American people would have been aroused for the past 18 years to the prime importance of thoroughgoing military preparedness. Conversely, it was the apparent ease, the quickness, and the...

  • The Value of Voice Pipes for Fire Control Communication
    By Naval Constructor Elliot Snow, U.S. Navy

    Motto: "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again."

  • Our Navy and the West Indian Pirates (Continued): A Documentary History
    By Rear Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, U. S. Navy

    Of the vessels of Porter's squadron, we only know positively that the Terrier, Lieutenant Paine, was continuously in the West Indian waters during that summer. On August 17, she captured, off Havana, a piratical launch and six men,...

  • What Can Be Done to Improve Engineering in Our Navy To-Day?
    By Lieutenant (J.G.) V. N. Bieg, U.S. Navy

    Engineering in our navy, from the very inception of steam as a motive power, has suffered from the lack of a complete, definite and satisfactory status of its commissioned personnel, and perhaps a review of the vicissitudes and circumstances...

  • New Details of the "Randolph-Yarmouth" Naval Battle
    By Edgar Stanton Maclay

    Some time before the close of the eighteenth century Admiral Nicholas Vincent, R. N., who as a captain commanded the British 64-gun ship of the line Yarmouth in her dramatic action with the United States 32-gun frigate Randolph,...

  • Secretary's Notes
  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant I. C. Kidd, U. S. Navy
  • International Notes: Naval War Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant I. C. Kidd, U. S. Navy

    STRATEGY OF THE WAR

     

    GERMAN EFFORT TO OBTAIN BASE IN CARIBBEAN.—The purpose of the German Government to extend the radius of submarine warfare to American waters is disclosed in reports to the State...

  • International Notes: Diplomatic Notes
    Prepared By A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy

    ALLIES RE-STATE WAR AIMS

     

    At the request of the Russian Government, and by way of response to the prevalent sentiment in Russia for peace "without annexations and without indemnities," the United...

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