Some Torpedo Problems for Destroyers

By Lieutenant Commander H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy
July 1924
There are four principal requirements for the successful use of torpedoes in action by destroyers: To design and maintain all torpedoes so that they will carry the maximum weight of ...

Sea Service for Naval Constructors

By Lieutenant T. L. Schumacher (CC), U. S. Navy
July 1924
Proposal IT IS proposed that each naval constructor he required to per­form at least three years of sea service as a naval constructor before he reaches the grade of captain; ...

The Wreck of the U. S. S. Tacoma

By Lieutenant W. A. Sullivan (CC), U. S. Navy
July 1924
On the morning of January 18, the U. S. S. Prometheus completed the canal passage and dropped anchor in the harbor of Colon, Canal Zone. The battle fleet was as­sembled ...

Preparing an Advance Base

By Lieutenant F. H. Gilmer, U. S. Navy
July 1924
Foreword.—A fleet arrives at an advance base. In short order water barges are alongside, boats shove off and land a liberty party at a rather elaborate landing. The party proceeds ...

From Cavite to Portsmouth

By Commander L. P. Treadwell, U. S. Navy
July 1924
A Narrative of the Cruise of the U. S. S. “Wilmington” During the Summer of 1922 Early in 1900, the Wilmington proceeded to the Asiatic Station via the Suez Canal. ...

A Strange Adventure in Wales

By Captain Frank Pleadwell (MC), U. S. Navy
July 1924
NO FLIGHT of imagination in which we had indulged in relation to our probable travels abroad as observers during the war had included the inland region of North Wales among ...

The Naval Gun Factory

By Lieutenant Commander R. P. Guiler, Jr., U. S. Navy
July 1924
From general knowledge, and my own personal experience, I am of the opinion that the average naval officer has but a vague idea of the Naval Gun Factory, its mission, ...

Adult Officer Education

By Commander Willis W. Bradley, Jr., U. S. Navy
July 1924
The education of an officer never ceases from the date of his first commission to the time of his retirement from active service. We know this to be so true ...


July 1924
See Training of Marine Officers (See page 935, June, 1924, Proceedings) Introduction Rear Admiral W. V. Pratt, U. S. Navy:—I am greatly pleased to have been asked to discuss an ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Allan Westcott, Professor, U. S. Naval Academy
July 1924
FROM APRIL 23 TO MAY 23 EUROPEAN ELECTIONS Extreme Parties Gain in Germany.—In the German Reichstag elections held on May 5 both the Nationalist and the Communist parties gained at ...

Book Reviews

July 1924
NORIE’S NAUTICAL TABLES. Omray, Laurie, Norie and Wilson, Ltd., London. Review by Lieutenant Commander R. E. Rogers, U. S. Navy The preface to this most comprehensive book states that there ...

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