Proceedings Magazine - April 1924 Vol. 50/4/254


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  • A Study of Our Promotion and Graded Retirement Laws
    By Captain J. K. Taussig, U. S. Navy


  • Naval Aviation Today
    By Lieutenant Frank W. Wead, U. S. Navy

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The importance of aircraft for use in conjunction with the fleet is everywhere recognized. The present article is the third in recent months covering the types, mission, and employment of heavier-than-air machines. While separately...

  • A Chapter of Ancient Sea Power: The Mithridatic Wars
    By Julius W. Pratt, Asst. Prof., U. S. N. A.

    The Dardanelles and the Bosporus have always been a storm center of international politics. From that prehistoric day when the Greeks launched their thousand ships for the purpose—according to one school of writers—of wresting from Troy the...

  • Personnel Management in the Navy
    By Commander D. E. Cummings, U. S. Navy
    1. Personnel Management a Major Duty of Every Naval Officer

    After a lecture at the War College on the “Psychology of the Soldier,” the general comment was heard that...

  • Wolverine Nee Michigan—A Bit of the Old Navy
    By Commodore E. B. Underwood, U. S. Navy, Retired

    Very shortly before the founding of the Naval Academy, there was built at Pittsburgh for the Government a small iron gunboat. She was named the Michigan and intended for service on the Great Lakes. To most people (count me in), statistics are...

  • Dugan
    By Commander Charles F. Russell, U. S. Navy

    During the World War I was detailed to command the destroyer Waters then being built at Cramp’s Shipyard, Philadelphia. I had spent several months in command of the destroyer Walke based on Queenstown, Ireland, and this was my first real glimpse...

  • Discussion

    Selection and Graded Retirement

    (See page 1999, December, 1923, Proceedings)

    Lieutenant Commander E. G. Small, U. S. Navy.—To describe this paper by the term timely would...

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant Commander H. B. Hird, U. S. Navy And Lieutenant J. B. Heffernan, U. S. Navy
  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Allan Westcott, Professor, U. S. Naval Academy



  • Book Reviews

    THE SUMNER LINE OF POSITION. Published by the Hydrographic Office, U. S. Navy Department,—Designation H. O. 203. Price $2.25.

    A Review by Commander John Downes, U. S. Navy

  • Annual Financial Statement


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