Naval Aviation Today

By Lieutenant Frank W. Wead, U. S. Navy
April 1924
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 ...

A Chapter of Ancient Sea Power: The Mithridatic Wars

By Julius W. Pratt, Asst. Prof., U. S. N. A.
April 1924
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 ...

Personnel Management in the Navy

By Commander D. E. Cummings, U. S. Navy
April 1924
Personnel Management a Major Duty of Every Naval OfficerAfter a lecture at the War College on the “Psychology of the Soldier,” the general comment was heard that the lecture was ...

Wolverine Nee Michigan—A Bit of the Old Navy

By Commodore E. B. Underwood, U. S. Navy, Retired
April 1924
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 ...


By Commander Charles F. Russell, U. S. Navy
April 1924
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 ...


April 1924
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 be trite. It describes ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Allan Westcott, Professor, U. S. Naval Academy
April 1924
FROM JANUARY 23 TO FEBRUARY 23RUSSIARYKOFF SUCCEEDS LENIN.--Former Premier Nikolai Lenin, who died on January 21, was buried on January 28 outside the Kremlin in Moscow. At the first session ...

Book Reviews

April 1924
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. NavyThis publication has been ...

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