The Line Personnel Under the Present Law

By Captain Roy C. Smith, U. S. Navy, (Retired)
October 1924
In the personnel situation as it now exists it is desirable to know as clearly as possible whither the present law is tending. Tables of figures may he used but ...

Three Navy Cranks and What They Turned

By Captain J. M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy, (Retired)
October 1924
The writer graduated from the Naval Academy soon after the beginning of our last “Naval Holiday.” The navies of the world were entering upon that great revolution in warship construction ...

The Rigid Airship and the Weather

By Lieutenant Joseph B. Anderson, U. S. Navy
October 1924
AT THE PRESENT time the rigid airship is of all aircraft, with the exception, of course, of the free balloon, by far the most dependent upon weather conditions. This is ...

The International Hydrographic Bureau

By Lieutenant Commander George E. Brandt, U. S. Navy
October 1924
THIS article is written to acquaint the service with the character, organization and scope of the International Hydrographic Bureau. Historical .—The idea of international cooperation in the field of hydrography ...

Our Cruise in the Kuriles

By Lieutenant Commander H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy
October 1924
ON THE afternoon of March 28 the Ford and Pope , having returned to Manila after the completion of division battle practice and two depth charge practices on that and ...

The Daddy of 'Em All

By Lieutenant Commander Walter E. Brown, U. S. Navy
October 1924
Few in the Navy realize that up to last fall we had in active cruising service a ship that dates back to the first half of the last century; a ...

The Selection of Man Power at Its Source

By Lieutenant L. W. Bagby, U. S. Navy
October 1924
INFORMATION has recently been disseminated that in first enlistments of four years, the average length of service is two years and one month. In other words, approximately one-half of the ...


October 1924
Fixing the Decimal Point (See page 1292, August, 1924, PROCEEDINGS) CAPTAIN ELLIOT SNOW (CC), U. S. NAVY.—During my day at the U. S. Naval Academy—some forty years ago—we were not ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Allan Westcott, Professor, U. S. Naval Academy
October 1924
FROM JULY 23 TO AUGUST 23 RESULTS OF LONDON CONFERENCE Agreement Between Germany and Allies.—The “London Conference on Application of the Plan Presented to the Reparation Commission on April 9, ...

Book Reviews

October 1924
BROWN’S COMPLETED BURWOOD—New edition, Re­vised and Enlarged. James Brown & Son, Glasgow, 10/6 Net. A book of Tables for Bearings from Horizon to Meridian of celestial bodies; Latitudes 30" to ...

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