Pulitzer Trophy Race

By H.W. Underwood
December 1925
(From Professional Notes) Aviation, 19 October 1925.—With the finish of the John L. Mitchell race, the crowd, which had considerably grown during the earlier part of the afternoon, waited expectantly ...

A Destroyer Division Commander's Inspection

By Lieutenant V. H. Godfrey, U. S. Navy
December 1925
EVERY destroyer skipper thinks his ship is the most efficient one in the squadron. Only one can be that, and at present, despite many wardroom and cafe discussions, there is ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
December 1925
FROM OCTOBER 3 TO NOVEMBER 3EUROPEAN SECURITY AGREEMENTS SIGNEDSuccessful Results at Locarno.—After ten days of earnest and often critical negotiations, from October 5 to October 16, the prime ministers of ...

Professional Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant Commander H. W. Underwood, U. S. Navy
December 1925
Pulitzer Trophy RaceBy H.W. Underwood Aviation, 19 October 1925.—With the finish of the John L. Mitchell race, the crowd, which had considerably grown during the earlier pal-t of the afternoon ...


December 1925
Possible Improvements in Our Gunnery Training(See page 1696, September, 1925, Proceedings)Commander H. K. Hewitt, U. S. Navy.—The suggestions made by Lieutenant Commander Blandy in his article “Possible Improvements in ...

Are You Worth It?

By Lieutenant Commander Walter E. Brown, U. S. Navy
December 1925
JUST how much are you worth to your wife? Not in a sentimental way, but in terms of dollars and cents? It would seem a simple question to answer, but ...

United States Occupation of the Dominican Republic

By Commander C. C. Baughman, U. S. Navy
December 1925
THERE have been published many and varied articles relative to the condition prior to and after the occupation of the Dominican Republic by the United States forces. Notwithstanding these articles ...

The War Staff Idea Afloat

By Lieutenant H. J. Wright, U. S. Navy
December 1925
PROBABLY the most striking and significant lesson of the World War is the realization that without the coordination of all the resources of a belligerent, victory is impossible. War today ...

The Destroyer Engineer in Battle

By Lieutenant George R. Fairlamb, Jr., U. S. Navy
December 1925
EVERYONE will agree that the training of a destroyer’s engineer force in practical engineering battle casualties is essential. More than this, it is required by the spirit of our regulations ...

Sea Power and Pocketbooks

By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy, Retired
December 1925
“The American motor car owns Rio.” So said an American naval officer recently returned from Brazil. The further information that Yankee automobiles have captured practically the whole South American market ...

A Device for Solving for True Wind

By Lieutenant F. H. Gilmer, U. S. Navy
December 1925
IN VIEW of the fact that several of the new fire control installations call for the use of true wind instead of apparent wind, it is expedient to have some ...

Direct Reading Maneuvering Diagrams

By Commander Russell Willson, U. S. Navy
December 1925
IT IS probably true that the Mooring and Maneuvering Diagram in the hands of an expert, is the best all-round means of solving the various problems of course and speed ...

Control of the Seas By an Air Department

By Lieutenant Commander H. M. Kieffer, U. S. Navy
December 1925
IN AN economic sense, two extreme types of nations may be recognized: the nation which produces and exports raw materials and imports manufactured articles; and the nation which does not ...

Naval Aircraft in International Law

By Lieutenant Forrest Sherman, U. S. Navy
December 1925
The application of existing international law and agreements to the use of aircraft in maritime warfare presents many questions of interest not only to naval aviators but to all naval ...

Naval Mining and Naval Mines

By The Late Lieutenant Commander Oliver W. Bagby, U. S. Navy
December 1925
The brief historical résumé of the history of the development and use of naval mines contained herein is taken from a “Study of the Mission of the Mine Squadron,” which ...

Bombing Radius as Affected By Wind

By Commander Garret L. Schuyler, U. S. Navy
December 1925
TO SWIM a mile and back at two miles an hour takes sixty minutes. But if one swims it down with, and up against, a mile-an-hour current, one mile is ...

Book Reviews

December 1925
THE LAWLESS LAW OF NATIONS. By Sterling E. Edmunds, LL.D. Washington, D.C.: John Byrne and Company. $5.00.Reviewed by Rear Admiral W. L. Rodgers, U. S. Navy, Ret.The book is not ...

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