Proceedings Magazine - August 1917 Vol. 43/8/174

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Night operations in either land or sea warfare are naturally difficult and uncertain. Of the two, operations on the sea are the more difficult and uncertain. On land the positions of the opposing...

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  • Night Torpedo Operations
    By Lieutenant (J. G.) H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy

    Night operations in either land or sea warfare are naturally difficult and uncertain. Of the two, operations on the sea are the more difficult and uncertain. On land the positions of the opposing forces are usually indicated somewhat definitely...

  • Air Power
    By Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. Navy

    General Forrest of the Confederate Army is credited with the saying that the aim of strategy is "to get the mostest men there the firstest."

     

  • Ship Handling with Electric Propulsion
    By Lieut. Commander C. S. Kempff, U. S. Navy

    Articles of a technical nature have been printed in the various professional publications as to the electrical propulsion machinery of the U. S. S. Jupiter. The following notes based upon several years' experience in handling the...

  • An Interesting Storehouse
    By Paymaster G. P. Dyer, U. S. Navy

    *Having been ordered away before this article could be completed, I wish to note my obligation to Mr. E. L. Chaney, of the storehouse force at the Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N. H., for his friendly and effective assistance in its preparation for...

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

    During the year 1825, the following vessels were more or less continuously in the West Indies:

     

    Guns

     

    Frigate Constellation        ...

  • Officers' Messes
    By Chief Boatswain Edwin Murphy, U. S. Navy

    1. The subject of officers' messes on board ship to-day opens up a wide field of thought for those who have been confronted with a large mess bill, a disinterested mess treasurer and sometimes an empty stomach.

     

    2. The...

  • Providing Food for Officers' Messes Aboard Ship
    By Paymaster Geo. R. Venable, U. S. Navy, Supply Officer, U. S. S. New York

    The following is an elaboration of a plan suggested and outlined in an official letter, dated July 13, 1916, based upon a trial of the scheme, on board the New York:

     

  • Keeping the Accounts of Officers' Messes
    By Paymaster B. H. Brooke, U. S. Navy

    The methods of keeping officers' mess accounts vary so greatly in different ships, and the average officer who is elected to serve as mess treasurer has so little experience in keeping money and property records that I venture to suggest a...

  • 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

    ATLANTIC

     

    MERCHANTMAN ENGAGES SUBMARINE.—An American steamer which arrived at an Atlantic port from England had a thrilling encounter on June 4 with a German submarine after the enemy boat had fired a...

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

    FROM JUNE 18 TO JULY 18

    UNITED STATES

     

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