International Notes: Diplomatic Notes

Prepared By A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy
November 1917
FROM SEPTEMBER 18 TO OCTOBER 18 THE TEUTONIC REPLIES TO THE POPE The complete texts of the German and the Austrian replies to the Pope's peace proposal of August 1 ...

International Notes: Naval War Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant I. C. Kidd, U. S. Navy
November 1917
STRATEGY GERMANY SOUGHT TO STOP JAPAN'S WAR AID TO ALLIES.—Germany has engaged in a new but futile attempt to swerve Japan from her course in the war. Advices have been ...

Course in Marine Engineering for Reserve Officers

By Commander G. J. Meyers, U. S. Navy
November 1917
The Department of Marine Engineering and Naval Construction at the United States Naval Academy undertook the task of establishing a summer course in marine engineering for the reserve officers undergoing ...

The Navy Yard Spirit

By Naval Constructor C. W. Fisher, U. S. Navy
November 1917
1. The importance of efficiency in navy yard industrial work is evident. The speed, excellence and economy with which work on vessels of the fleet is accomplished has a direct ...

Notes on Ship Handling

By Captain G. H. Burrage, U. S. Navy
November 1917
A Method Of Finding The Course From One Relative Position To Another, Knowing The Course And Speed Of The Guide, Using Martin's Mooring BoardPROBLEM It is required to find the ...

The Moon in Navigation

By Commander H. G. Sparrow, U. S. Navy
November 1917
Recently there have come to the writer's notice such peculiar and wrong conceptions of the value of observations of the moon for navigational purposes, held both by young officers and ...

An Instantaneous Dead Reckoner

By Lieutenant Alfred G. Zimermann, U. S. Navy
November 1917
The object of this contrivance, which may be termed a circular traverse table, is (a) to furnish a ready means of obtaining "distance run" when going at various speeds for ...

Altitude, Azimuth and Hour-Angle Diagram

By G. W. Littlehales
November 1917
It may not have been generally noticed that, in connection with the treatment of the Sumner line in the edition of the American Practical Navigator published in 1914 by the ...

What Happens in an Audion

By Lieutenant J. B. Will, U. S. Navy
November 1917
In order to understand something of the physical characteristics and action of an audion or similar device, it is necessary to know something of the electron theory, as now commonly ...

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