Proceedings Magazine - December 1918 Vol. 44/12/190

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Author of "The Text-Book of Military Aeronautics" and "The Text-Book of Naval Aeronautics," Vice-President Aerial League of America, etc.





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  • The Aircraft's Part in Beating the U-Boat
    By Henry Woodhouse

    Author of "The Text-Book of Military Aeronautics" and "The Text-Book of Naval Aeronautics," Vice-President Aerial League of America, etc.


    The operations of U-boats in American waters, which...

  • Converting the Commissary Department of a Merchant Vessel to that of a Naval Troop Ship
    By Commander G. R. Crapo, Pay Corps, U. S. Navy

    A year has now elapsed since the navy entered an almost entirely new field, that of transporting troops. To be sure, the navy had operated vessels for the purpose of carrying marines, and officers and men of the navy when the occasion demanded;...

  • The Duties and Responsibilities of the First Lieutenant
    By Captain T. A. Kearney, U. S. Navy

    In the terse descriptive phrasing of a naval officer's commission there appears this comprehensive and explicit wording: "And he shall carefully and diligently do all manner of things thereto belonging." These the metes and bounds;...

  • A Plan for Maintaining the Naval Auxiliary Reserve After the War
    By Lieutenant Ernest G. Draper, U. S. N. R. F.

    A recent official report from the Shipping Board states that the tonnage of ships under United States governmental control now amounts to approximately 10,000,000 (deadweight). On the basis of an average weight of 5000 deadweight tons per ship,...

  • English Naval Schools
    By Charles L. Lewis, Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy

    In the old days the method of entering the English Navy as an officer was a very haphazard one, and the only wonder is that it produced so many good leaders, "men who could take their ships anywhere and win against odds when they got there....

  • Types of Merchant Skippers
    By Lieut. Commander Fitzhugh Green, U. S. Navy

    The navy is growing more cosmopolitan every day. Indeed, with its planes and subs and radio emanations one might almost accuse it of becoming cosmic. Either or both imply an intensity of development and progress hitherto undreamed.


  • Professional Notes
    Lieutenant W. B. Jupp, U. S. Navy
  • International Notes: Naval War Notes
    Prepared by Lieutenant W. B. Jupp, U. S. Navy

    These articles have been taken from various periodicals and newspapers. The Institute has not at any time had any official means of confirming them or establishing their accuracy, and they have been incorporated for what they are worth.


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





    On November 11, at 5 a. m., the German High Command signed armistice terms dictated...

  • Review of Books on Subjects of Professional Interest

    "High Speed Internal Combustion Engines." By Arthur W. Judge, A. R. C. Sc., Whitworth Scholar, Diplomat of Imperial College of Science and Technology, Associate Member of the Institution of Automobile Engineers. Price, $7.20. (Published...

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