On the Importance of Leadership

By Captain D. W. Knox, U. S. Navy
March 1920
During the early development of the “New Navy’’ Admiral Mahan felt called upon to criticize line officers tor being more interested in the design and construction of our ships and ...

The Submarine Watch Officer

By Lieutenant L.J. Stecher, U. S. Navy
March 1920
It cannot be repeated too often that the object of military and naval training in peace time is to prepare for war. War is our harvest time, and whether we ...

A Traverse Diagram

By Lieutenant L. V. Kielhorn, U. S. C. G.
March 1920
The accompanying traverse diagram is designed to be used in connection with Hydrographic Office publication No. 200 (Alti­tude, Azimuth, and Line of Position Tables), and to supplant, to some degree, ...

Moral Preparedness

By Lieutenant Ellery W. Stone, U. S. N. R. F.
March 1920
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. -Julius Caesar, Act IV, Scene III. As with men, so with nations. ...

Navy Supply Department in War Time

By Commander G. P. Dyer, Supply Corps, U. S. Navy
March 1920
It would easily be possible to prepare a volume on the subject allotted to the writer by the Naval Institute, embracing many technical amplifications and variations in storehouse practice which ...

When I Was on the Old U. S. S. "Biftick"

By Lieut. Commander K. C. McIntosh, S. C., U. S. Navy
March 1920
Most of us spent our first week on the other side believing the stories we heard. We spent our second week doubting the stories we heard. Thereafter, even a captain’s ...

A Trip Through the Panama Canal

By R. J. Feld, Seaman, U. S. Navy
March 1920
From the Atlantic side, we enter through the harbor of Colon. Tropical trees and foliage greet us on the shore, and houses with straw thatched roofs. We start up the ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Allan Westcott, Associate Professor, U. S. Naval Academy
March 1920
FROM JANUARY 15 TO FEBRUARY 15 TREATY DISCUSSION RENEWED IN SENATE On February 9 the U. S. Senate by a vote of 63 to 9 decided again to bring up ...

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