Proceedings Magazine - April 1925 Vol. 51/4/266

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Motto: “Whither Are We Going.”




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  • The Trend of Naval Affairs
    By Lieutenant (J.G.) R. E. Krause, U. S. Navy

    PRIZE ESSAY 1925

    Motto: “Whither Are We Going.”


  • Lessons of Jutland Affecting Design of Turret Armor
    By Lieutenant Neil B. Musser (CC), U. S. N.

    The battle started when the Lion opened fire at 3:48 p. m. on May 31, 1916. Five minutes later, after only eleven rounds had been fired, a direct hit on the turret proper temporarily knocked out the Tiger’s X turret, and another heavy shell...

  • Our System of Fleet Training
    By Commander Russell Willson, U. S. Navy

    The naval powers differ among themselves in geographic position, resources, policies, racial characteristics and military tradition. As the modern navies have trained and fought over a period of many years, each navy under the influence of...

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

    In a previous article of this series, Joint Army and Navy Operations, Part IV, published in the Naval Institute Proceedings for March, the general subject of preparations for a specific oversea expedition was discussed, but because...

  • Main Battery Elevations and Fighting Aircraft
    By Lieutenant F. P. Sherman, U. S. Navy

    The attention of both the Navy and the general public has recently been engaged by the question of gun elevation and the relative effectiveness of the treaty fleets at long ranges. It appears that alterations in the main batteries of...

  • A Celestial Cruise
    By Lieutenant H. V. Wiley, U. S. N.

    During the week of January 24, 1925, preparations were make at the Naval Airy Station, Lakehurst, New Jersey, to carry a party of observers in the U.S.S. Los Angeles to observe the solar eclipse due on Saturday morning. It was intended...

  • Discussion

    Proposed Administrative Changes in Navy Department


    (See page 357, March, 1925, Proceedings)


    Captain D. V. Chadwick, (SC), U. S. Navy—I am in hearty accord with all that Commander Fisher...

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






  • Book Reviews

    A STUDY OF WAR—By Admiral Sir Reginald Custance, R.N., G.C.B., K.C.M.G., C.V.O. Constable and Company, Ltd. London, Bombay, Sydney. 12s. Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York. $3.50.


  • Annual Financial Statement


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