The Independent Air Force

By Lieutenant G. R. Fairlamb, Jr., U. S. Navy
March 1925
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 ...

Joint Army and Navy Operations, Part IV

By Captain W. S. Pye, U. S. Navy
March 1925
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 ...

A Destroyer in the Near East

By, Lieut. Comdr. Richard Stockton Field, U. S. Navy
March 1925
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 ...

John Adolphus Dahlgren (1809-1870)

By Captain Ralph Earle, U. S. Navy
March 1925
“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 ...

Ship Ventilation in 1741

By Lieutenant Commander A. M. Charlton, U. S. Navy
March 1925
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 ...

Leviathans of Antiquity

By Lieutenant T. L. Schumacher (CC) U. S. N.
March 1925
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 ...

Special Notice

March 1925
WHAT’S THE REST OF THAT? A “Sidekick” from another destroyer drops in to have a cigarette with you after lunch. Just as you pass him a light, a bray comes ...


March 1925
Promotion of Officer Personnel (See page 183, February, 1925, Proceedings) Captain R. C. Smith, U. S. Navy, Ret—This paper points out very clearly some of the undesirable features of ...

Professional Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant Commander H. B. Hird, U. S. Navy
March 1925
FROM DECEMBER 23 TO JANUARY 23 GENERAL ARRANGEMENT Great Britain 459 France 467 Germany 471 Japan 472 United States 476 Engineering 484 Aeronautics 493 Ordnance 497 Navigation and Radio 497 ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
March 1925
UNITED STATES Agreement in War Claims Payments.—According to the agreement reached at the Allied Financial Conference in Paris during the second week of January, the total American war claims against ...

Book Reviews

March 1925
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, U. S. Navy, Ret. The ...

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