A Record in Destroyer Construction

By Captain Henry Williams (C.C.), U. S. Navy
April 1920
A brass plate in the wardroom of the destroyer Reid bears the following inscription:“U.S.S. Reid”Built ByBethlehem Shipbuilding CorporationFore River Plant, Squantum WorksKeel laidSept. 9, 1919LaunchedOct. 15, 1919Builders TrialsOct. 28, 1919Official ...

War and Naval Engineering

By Lieut. Commander V. N. Bieg, U. S. Navy
April 1920
In an effort to stimulate discussion, the writer has set forth certain points in connection with naval engineering which were noted during destroyer service in the war just ended. Considera­tion ...

Tide Diagram

By Lieutenant Albert E. Schrader, U. S. Navy
April 1920
Some time ago while the writer was serving aboard the Dorsey, in Adriatic waters, he had the opportunity of using a tide graph similar to the one attached.The Italian Hydrographic ...

The Influence of Sea Power on Civilization

By Sidney Gunn, Curator, U. S. Naval Academy
April 1920
The influence of sea power on history has been discussed by Admiral Mahan and many other writers, so that its decisive effect on numerous occasions has been pointed out, but ...

Manila Bay in 1898

By Captain Edward L. Beach, U. S. Navy
April 1920
Recently I have read journals and letters I wrote in 1898 while attached to the U. S. S. Baltimore in Manila Bay. The events of those stirring days come vividly ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Allan Westcott, Associate Professor, U. S. Naval Academy
April 1920
FROM FEBRUARY 15 TO MARCH 15 ADRIATIC QUESTION STILL UNSETTLED President Wilson Against Plan of Jan. 14.—In a vigorous note to France and Great Britain President Wilson on Feb. 10 ...

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