Proceedings Magazine - January 1920 Vol. 46/1/203

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By the declaration of war the American people issued a com­mand to Germany to desist from certain activities.

By the mobilization, organization, training, transportation and supply of...



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  • Discipline
    By Captain F. B. Upham, U. S. Navy

    By the declaration of war the American people issued a com­mand to Germany to desist from certain activities.

    By the mobilization, organization, training, transportation and supply of our armed forces we backed up the command with such...

  • The Yankee Mining Squadron or Laying the North Sea Mine Barrage (Continued)
    By Captain Reginald R. Belknap, U. S. Navy



    A shortage of some mine parts that had encountered difficulty in manufacture now delayed the preparation for a second excur­sion, and the respite came...

  • Astronomical Observations Made at Low Altitudes as an Aid to Navigation
    By George C. Comstock

    In discussing the uncertainty affecting the atmospheric refrac­tion at low altitudes Bowditch, Ed. 1917, Art. 298, sets forth that under certain conditions of the atmosphere a very extraordinary deflection occurs in rays of light which reach...

  • The Naval Reserve: Its Organization, Administration and Training in Time of Peace
    By Captain C. L. Poor, U. S. N. R. F.

    Upon the signing of the Treaty of Peace the department will be confronted with the question of peace organization, administra­tion and training of the large force of naval reserves, enrolled throughout the country during the recent war. From...

  • Did the Cyclops Turn Turtle?
    By Lieut. Commander Mahlon S. Tisdale, U. S. Navy

    Although the loss of the U. S. S. Cyclops bids fair to be one of the mysteries of the war, many theories have been advanced during the usual “ ward room arguments,” the general consensus of opinion being that she capsized. This...

  • A Description of the Battle of Jutland (Concluded)
    By Lieut. Commander Holloway H. Frost, U. S. Navy
    1. The Engagement Between the Battle Fleets.

    MOVE 11B. 6.30 to 6.55 P.M. POSITION 11B

    At 6.30 the Colossus and the fifth division opened fire. At 6.31 the Iron...

  • Forty Years After
    By A. B. Clements

    It may be because we are growing old that we compare the old days with the present with unfavorable comment on the present, or it may be that we really observe shortcomings in present-day methods.

  • Minutes of Special Meeting December 19, 1919


    DECEMBER 19, 1919.

    In accordance with Article XII of the Constitution, two months' notice having been given, a special meeting of the Institute was held in the...

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieut. Commander Wallace L. Lind, U. S. Navy
  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared by Allan Westcott, Associate Professor, U. S. Naval Academy



    On November 19 the Treaty of Peace with Germany failed of ratifica­tion in the Senate and the Senate adjourned until...

  • Review of Books on Subjects of Professional Interest

    “ Modern Theory and Practice in Radio Communication.” By Assistant Professor Gordon D. Robinson, U. S. N. A., Department of Electrical Engineering, United States Naval Academy, and Lieut. Commander Paul L. Holland, U. S. Navy,...

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