Night Torpedo Operations

By Lieutenant (J. G.) H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy
August 1917
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 ...

Air Power

By Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. Navy
August 1917
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." General Forrest was thinking in ...

Ship Handling with Electric Propulsion

By Lieut. Commander C. S. Kempff, U. S. Navy
August 1917
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 ...

An Interesting Storehouse

By Paymaster G. P. Dyer, U. S. Navy
August 1917
*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, ...

Officers' Messes

By Chief Boatswain Edwin Murphy, U. S. Navy
August 1917
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 ...

Providing Food for Officers' Messes Aboard Ship

By Paymaster Geo. R. Venable, U. S. Navy, Supply Officer, U. S. S. New York
August 1917
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 ...

Keeping the Accounts of Officers' Messes

By Paymaster B. H. Brooke, U. S. Navy
August 1917
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 ...

International Notes: Naval War Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant I. C. Kidd, U. S. Navy
August 1917
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 ...

International Notes: Diplomatic Notes

Prepared By A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy
August 1917
FROM JUNE 18 TO JULY 18 UNITED STATES EXPORT CONTROL TO CUT OFF GERMAN SUPPLIES.—On July 9 President Wilson issued a proclamation forbidding the export of certain articles to any ...

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