Proceedings Magazine - January 1919 Vol. 45/1/191

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Motto: "The burnt child dreads the fire."

I. The Locked Door



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  • Afterwards!
    By Lieut. Commander K. C. Mcintosh, Pay Corps, U. S. Navy

    Motto: "The burnt child dreads the fire."

    I. The Locked Door

  • Some Exploits Of The Old Dutch Navy
    By Lieutenant H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy

    To-day we are fighting what we confidently believe to be the last battle in Europe against autocracy and tyranny. A little over 300 years ago the first great battle in the cause of democracy and freedom was being fought. The United Netherlands...

  • A "Wrinkle" to Save Time in Navigation
    By Commander F. D. Pryor, U. S. Navy

    When one must work in a sweat box, such as a chart house becomes when the ship is darkened, any method that shortens the work at that time is most welcome. Though there is nothing startling in the following process, it is something that no...

  • The Physical Characteristics Of The Ocean Depths
    By G. W. Littlehales

    As a result of the marine hydrographic coast surveys of the various maritime countries, undertaken in the interests of navigation, the coast line of the world is now among its best known geographical features, and hence, since geodesists have...

  • Reckless Readings Of A Naval Officer
    By Captain David Potter, Pay Corps, U. S. Navy

    If to enjoy literature it is necessary to be master of critiques, then we are without privilege to speak of it. If real belles lettres are the only sort worthy of reminiscence, then read no farther here! If one who has not so much brooded with...

  • Accurate Trajectories By Mechanical Integration
    By Captain E. F. Eggert, Construction Corps, U. S. Navy

    The problem of exterior ballistics, as it was left by Ingalls and Alger, had developed to the point where satisfactory accordance was obtained up to ranges that were fairly long. The integration of the ballistic formulæ was obtained analytically...

  • Statement Of Board Of Control
  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant W. B. Jupp, U. S. Navy



    "Der Tag."—German Fleet’s Surrender.—The first and main installment of the German High Sea Fleet surrendered to Admiral Sir David Beatty, the Commander-in-...

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

    From November 20 to December 20



    American Peace Delegates Chosen.—On November 27 it was announced that the American delegation to the peace conference would...

  • Review Of Books

    "The Cradle of the War: The Near East and Pan-Germanism." By H. Charles Woods, F. R. G. S., Lecturer before the Lowell Institute (1917-1918). 357 pages. $2.50 net. (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1918.)


    This book is...

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