Proceedings Magazine - May 1919 Vol. 45/5/195

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A great desideratum in building up a fighting fleet is economy in the expenditure of money and men. It is hardly to be expected that all such expenditures could be so made that all are represented...



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  • The Battle Cruiser
    By Commander E. F. Eggert, C. C., U. S. Navy

    A great desideratum in building up a fighting fleet is economy in the expenditure of money and men. It is hardly to be expected that all such expenditures could be so made that all are represented in a general action, and one measure of the...

  • Mission of Aircraft with the Fleet
    By Lieut. Commander H. T. Bartlett, U. S. Navy

    The following is an attempt to point out the importance of aircraft for the navy, and to discuss briefly the duties which they can perform. After some experience, both at home and abroad, I have been struck with the suspicion, and, in some cases...

  • The Torpedoplane: The New Weapon which Promises to Revolutionize Naval Tactics
    By Henry Woodhouse, Author of The Text-Book Of Military Aeronautics, The Text-Book of Naval Aeronautics, The Aircraft's Part in Beating the U-Boat, Vice President of the Aerial League of America, etc.

    "Among many new devices which the armistice prevented the Royal Air Force from putting into use against the enemy was the torpedo-aeroplane. It is considered to be of even greater potential value than the submarine, and would doubtless have...

  • The 110-Foot Submarine Chasers and Eagle Boats
    By Commander J. A. Furer, Construction Corps, U. S. Navy

    The usefulness of naval craft at the lower end of the scale of size and power has been one of the striking lessons of the war. For many years the thought of the naval designer had been directed only toward the production of larger and more...

  • Notes On The Radio Compass
    Ensign Bowden Washington, U. S. N. R. F.
  • Electric Chlorine Indicator
    By Lieut. Commander P. V. H. Weems, U. S. Navy

    The navy standard water testing outfit has been indispensable, yet if an electric indicator could be sufficiently developed to do the work of the former, there would be considerable saving in: (a) Chemicals; and (b) the time necessary for making...

  • The United States Naval Proving Grounds
    By Lieut. Commander C. L. Lothrop, Jr., U. S. Navy

    Purpose.—Many of the younger officers of the service are unfamiliar with either theory or practice at the Naval Proving Grounds, and this paper is presented with the intention of reminding them of the vital necessity of the station...

  • Putting 'Em Across
    By Lieut. Commander K. C. Mcintosh, P. C , U. S. Navy

    "Can you whack her up to fifteen?" asked Moorshead. A thin cough ran up the speaking tube. "I think so, sir, but I would prefer to have the engine-room hatches open at first."—Their Lawful Occasions, KIPLING....

  • Discussion: Increasing the Size of Battleships

    (SEE PAGE 387, WHOLE No. 193)

    REAR ADMIRAL SEATON SCHROEDER, U. S. Navy, Retired.—The able paper by Captain E. J. King, U. S. Navy, on "The Effects of Increasing the Size of Battleships," in the March number...

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Commander S. A. Taffinder, U.S. Navy
  • Diplomatic Notes
    Prepared By Allan Westcott, Associate Professor, U. S. Naval Academy




    FOUR PREMIERS ACT ALONE.—On March 24 it was announced that the so-called "Council of Ten" of the...

  • Review of Books on Subjects of Professional Interest

    "Naval Power in the War." By Commander C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy.

    Price $1.50. (Published by George H. Doran Company, New York.)


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