Proceedings Magazine - May 1920 Vol. 46/5/207

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At 9 o'clock in the evening of May 27, 1919, the NC-4, the giant flying boat of the United States Navy, landed at Lisbon, Portugal, completing the last lap of the trans-Atlantic flight from...

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  • Possibilities of a Trans-Pacific Flight
    By Commander G. C. Westervelt (C. C.), U. S. Navy, and H. B. Sanford, Aeronautical Engineer, Naval Aircraft Factory

    At 9 o'clock in the evening of May 27, 1919, the NC-4, the giant flying boat of the United States Navy, landed at Lisbon, Portugal, completing the last lap of the trans-Atlantic flight from Newfoundland to Portugal. Interested watchers had...

  • A Navy Yard in War Time
    By Commander I. I. Yates (C. C.), U. S. Navy

    Numerous articles have been published on the. expansion of the army and navy during the Great War, but it is believed that details of the increased pressure brought on one naval unit will be of in­terest, and a brief account is given of the...

  • The Faults of the Present Scheme of Promotion in the Navy and an Attempt at Solving the Problem
    By Lieut. Commander O. C. Badger, U. S. Navy

    Mission

    1.   To formulate an equitable scheme governing promotions in the navy.

    2.   To educate officers for, and retain the best officers in, the higher grades of the navy.

    ...

  • A Short and Simple Method of Finding the Longitude at Sea
    By Commander John P. Jackson, U. S. Navy

    In publishing the explanation of this short and simple method of finding the longitude at sea, no claim is made of originality nor of having discovered anything new. The method has been in existence a number of years. It is simply intended to...

  • That Reminds Me
    By Captain Lyman A. Cotten, U. S. Navy

    Of course, we all know that one thing leads to another, and the telling of a good story is apt to he followed by “ That reminds me.” The fact that the succeeding story bears no possible resem­blance to the one that stirs 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

    FROM MARCH 15 TO APRIL 10

    PEACE RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY HOUSE On April 9 the U. S. House of Representatives, by nearly a two-thirds vote—242 t-o 150—adopted a joint resolution declaring war with...

  • Review of Books on Subjects of Professional Interest

    “Mess Management.” By Lieut. Colonel William E. Dunn, U. S. Army. 106 pages. (Philadelphia: Published by the J. B. Lippincott Company.)

    Mess management too frequently is mismanagement. The really suc­cessfully managed...

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