Proceedings Magazine - June 1919 Vol. 45/6/196

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Military power, whether afloat or ashore, has in all ages been measured in units of skilled fighting men, properly equipped. Improved equipment increased the value of the unit, as is instanced by...

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

    Military power, whether afloat or ashore, has in all ages been measured in units of skilled fighting men, properly equipped. Improved equipment increased the value of the unit, as is instanced by the success of the armored Greek, when opposed to...

  • Naval Research
    By Commander C. S. McDowell, U. S. Navy

    When the Armistice went into effect at 11.00 a. m. November 11, 1918, the whole world was thrown out of adjustment or synchronism. Taking this time as a point of departure, it is necessary for the navy and the world in general to readjust itself...

  • U. S. Naval Railway Batteries
    By Lieut. Commander L. B. Bye, U. S. Navy

    When the history of the great war is written, the various activities of the United States Navy in co-operating with the Allies and in contributing in various ways to the offensive measures which finally caused the downfall of the enemy, will be...

  • Commerce Destroying in War
    By Captain L. A. Cotten, U. S. Navy

     

    Prize Essay, 1917

    *Essay received by U. S. Naval Institute, December 30, 1916. Published without change.

    Motto: Easy methods; inconsiderable results.

    ...
  • Deterioration of Steel Propeller Shafting
    By Commander C. H. J. Keppler, U. S. Navy

    A remarkable instance of pitting of steel shafting after only seven months' service was disclosed recently upon the docking of the U. S. S. New Orleans at Navy Yard, Boston. The New Orleans is one of the older types of...

  • Ball Bearings
    By Lieut. Commander H. D. McGuire, U. S. Navy

    PREFACE

     

    "Where do we go from here?" is an expression characteristic of what we of the navy subconsciously are asking ourselves as life unrolls its phase of duties ashore and afloat. Very often we must...

  • The Electrical Division Aboard Ship
    By Lieut. Commander Alex. M. Charlton, U. S. Navy

    The electrical division aboard ship has grown, like Topsy, without much fathering or mothering until very recent years. It is the purpose of this article to trace the growth of the electrical personnel aboard ship from its beginning to its...

  • Improved Maneuvering and Mooring Board
    Designed By Lieutenant H. J. Reuse, U. S. Navy

    The maneuvering and mooring board described below will be found useful in making approaches at target practice, changing position in formation and working out mooring problems. It is believed that most maneuvering and mooring problems can be...

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

     

    FROM APRIL 20 TO MAY 20

    PEACE TREATY HANDED TO GERMANY

     

  • Review of Books on Subjects of Professional Interest

    "The Naval Architects' and Shipbuilders' Pocket Book." By Clement Mackrow and Lloyd Woodard. Twelfth Edition. 741 pages. (New York: The Norman W. Hanley Publishing Company.)

     

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