Proceedings Magazine - March 1925 Vol. 51/3/265

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AUTHOR'S NOTE: In the following pages I have attempted to make an historical and logical analysis of a situation that has existed for many years in the Navy—a situation not capable of...



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  • Proposed Administrative Changes in Navy Department
    By Commander C. W. Fisher (CC) U. S. Navy

    AUTHOR'S NOTE: In the following pages I have attempted to make an historical and logical analysis of a situation that has existed for many years in the Navy—a situation not capable of being definitely named or concisely defined, but,...

  • The Independent Air Force
    By Lieutenant G. R. Fairlamb, Jr., U. S. Navy

    No one seriously questions that aviation has made remarkable progress in a short span of years and that as a factor in national life it is increasing in power. Its military value has been recognized from its inception and practically all of its...

  • Joint Army and Navy Operations, Part IV
    By Captain W. S. Pye, U. S. Navy

    IN THE previous articles of this series, published in the Naval Institute PROCEEDINGS for December, January, and February, an endeavor was made to point out requirements of a general nature which must be fulfilled if efficiency in the conduct of...

  • A Destroyer in the Near East
    By, Lieut. Comdr. Richard Stockton Field, U. S. Navy

    The U.S.S. Goff, Destroyer 247, was one of the twelve ships of squadron fourteen that were despatched to the Near East in the emergency following the expulsion of the Greek Army from Asia Minor in the fall of 1922. In a previous article...

  • John Adolphus Dahlgren (1809-1870)
    By Captain Ralph Earle, U. S. Navy

    “The gunner, that honest and godly man, learned in arithmetic and astronomy, was master of a terrible craft—his saltpeter gathered, it was said, from within vaults, tombs, and other desolate places; his touchwood made from old...

  • Ship Ventilation in 1741
    By Lieutenant Commander A. M. Charlton, U. S. Navy

    The conditions below decks of war vessels 200 years ago were almost indescribable. The decks and bulkheads were almost always damp, due to the seepage of water through seams and leaky ports and hatches, and due also to the lack of dry air for...

  • Leviathans of Antiquity
    By Lieutenant T. L. Schumacher (CC) U. S. N.

    A CASUAL glance at the map of the Mediterranean and its surrounding lands will force the conclusion that any nation which has dominated these lands must surely have been a seafaring people. The most cursory study of ancient history...

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  • Discussion

    Promotion of Officer Personnel


    (See page 183, February, 1925, Proceedings)...

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant Commander H. B. Hird, U. S. Navy


    Great Britain

  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy



  • Book Reviews

    THE STORY OF THE SEAMAN. By John Forsyth Meigs.

    2 Vols. J. B. Lippincott Company. New York. 1924. $10.00.

    Reviewed by Rear Admiral C. F. Goodrich, ...


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