Officer Personnel of the Navy

Captain Harris Laning
October 1919
It is doubtful if among its sins of omission and commission the United States has any that is more glaring from a naval point of view than its neglect to ...

The Volunteer Navy in the Civil War

October 1919
On account of the emergency created by the great rebellion of 1861, a large increase in the number of officers of the navy became absolutely necessary. The number of vessels ...

Ship "Bethel"

T. G. Frothingham
October 1919
To show the enterprising spirit of the American Colonial MerchantMarine, the cradle of the U. S. Navy, the following is ofinterest The Boston "Evening Post" printed August 29, 1748, by ...


Lieut. Commander K. C. McIntosh
October 1919
That's a hundred and fifty thousand dollars in his vest pocket if he knows how to use it…No, I didn't tell him the money value—he'd send his valet to find ...

Automatic Guns

First Lieutenant King H. Young
October 1919
Among those not intimately connected with their manufacture or use there has long been a marked inability to differentiate between the various types of automatic guns. To the lay mind ...

A Wrinkle in Tactics

By Lieut. Commander R. F. Wood, U. S. Navy
October 1919
1. Among the maneuvers most frequently encountered is that wherein the line of bearing of ships is altered. 2. It is well known that if you are the leading ship ...

Model Making

Commander C. S. McDowell
October 1919
Foreword It is probable that many officers in the navy have, while in London lately, seen the races, on Sunday, of model yachts in Hyde Park and investigated the subject ...


October 1919
A Few Notes On Alternating Current (SEE PAGE 1171, WHOLE No. 197) LIEUTENANT ELLERY W. STONE, U. S. N. R. F.—While Lieut. Commander Anderson's purpose in presenting an elementary paper ...

Professional Notes

Prepared By Lieut. Commander Wallace L. Lind, U. S. Navy
October 1919
FRANCE Rebuilding France's Merchant Marine.—On August 5 the French Cabinet authorized M. L. Klotz, the Minister of Finance, to introduce a bill in the Chamber of Deputies granting 1,830,000,000 francs ...

Diplomatic Notes

Prepared By A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy
October 1919
THE PEACE TREATY BEFORE THE U. S. SENATE Foreign Affairs Committee Reports for Reservations.—The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations returned the Peace Treaty to the Senate on September lo, with ...

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