"Aviation" or "Naval Aviation"; Which?

By Commander D. E. Cummings, U. S. Navy
February 1920
The proposal to combine the air forces of the army, navy, and other departments of the government under one directing and operating organization seems very tempting. It seems, in theory, ...

Naval Aviation

By Captain T. T. Craven, U. S. Navy
February 1920
In discussing naval aviation, it is first necessary to have clearly in view what has been assumed as the role for this new and interesting development. The mission of that ...

Tides and Tidal Currents in Bays

By Commander John P. Jackson, U. S. Navy
February 1920
The phenomenon of a strong flood or ebb current continuing to run sometimes for hours after high or low water is apt to be puzzling at first sight unless the ...

Acoustic Aids to Navigation

By Commander C. S. McDowell, U. S. Navy
February 1920
It is well known that one of the most serious marine risks is the danger of grounding on charted coasts due to the inability, on account of fog or inclement ...

U. S. Naval Ordnance Plant, Charleston, W. Va.

By Lieut. Commander W. L. Ainsworth, U. S. Navy
February 1920
The U. S. Naval Ordnance Plant has come into being as the leading competitor of the large steel companies for government contracts for armor and naval ordnance. As early as ...

The Naval Academy Collection of Paintings

By Sidney Gunn, Curator, U. S. Naval Academy
February 1920
In the course of its history the Naval Academy has accumulated a collection of paintings that gives it a considerable importance as a repository of American art. Of course the ...

Ship's Spirit

By Commander George P. Dyer (S. C.), U. S. Navy
February 1920
A STORY OF THE PACIFIC FLEETThe cruiser Colorado was certainly a happy ship. Forward and aft she had the unity and cheerfulness which is the goal of every commanding officer’s ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Allan Westcott, Associate Professor, U. S. Naval Academy
February 1920
FROM DECEMBER IS TO JANUARY 15PEACE TREATY GOES INTO EFFECTRatification Exchanged.—At 4 P- m. on January 10 representatives of the fourteen powers who had ratified the Peace Treaty met at ...

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