The Battleship

By Commander E. F. Eggert, C. C., U. S. Navy
June 1919
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 ...

Naval Research

By Commander C. S. McDowell, U. S. Navy
June 1919
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 ...
U. S. naval railway battery firing from Thierville into Longuyon.

U. S. Naval Railway Batteries

By Lieut. Commander L. B. Bye, U. S. Navy
June 1919
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 ...

Commerce Destroying in War

By Captain L. A. Cotten, U. S. Navy
June 1919
Prize Essay, 1917*Essay received by U. S. Naval Institute, December 30, 1916. Published without change.Motto: Easy methods; inconsiderable results. The science of war as we know it to-day, like ...

Deterioration of Steel Propeller Shafting

By Commander C. H. J. Keppler, U. S. Navy
June 1919
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. ...

Ball Bearings

By Lieut. Commander H. D. McGuire, U. S. Navy
June 1919
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 ...

The Electrical Division Aboard Ship

By Lieut. Commander Alex. M. Charlton, U. S. Navy
June 1919
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 ...

Improved Maneuvering and Mooring Board

Designed By Lieutenant H. J. Reuse, U. S. Navy
June 1919
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 ...

Diplomatic Notes

Prepared By Allan Westcott, Associate Professor, U. S. Naval Academy
June 1919
FROM APRIL 20 TO MAY 20PEACE TREATY HANDED TO GERMANY The German peace delegates arrived in Paris on April 29, and on May 1, in a brief ceremony, exchanged ...

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