Proceedings Magazine - June 1926 Vol. 52/6/280

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Among the economic problems which await solution in this country none is more extraordinary or more puzzling than that involved in the plan to provide an adequate merchant marine. The flourishing...



  • The "Constitution" Off Tripoli in 1804

    EDITOR'S NOTE—The following letter was printed in two issues of The Repertory, a newspaper published in Boston, Mass., under date of March 12 and 15, 1805. The letter is reprinted here through the courtesy of Captain Thomas Frothingham...

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  • The Great Shipping Problem
    By Captain Charles Conard (S.C.), U. S. Navy

    Among the economic problems which await solution in this country none is more extraordinary or more puzzling than that involved in the plan to provide an adequate merchant marine. The flourishing trading fleet which existed seventy years ago was...

  • The Place of Aviation in the Organization For War
    By Captain Yates Stirling, Jr., U. S. Navy

    Alis Volat Propriis

    Editor’s Note: Submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1926. Although not awarded the prize or honorable mention, the article was considered so important by the Board of Control...

  • A Destroyer Leader for the United States Fleet
    By Captain J. K. Taussig, U. S. Navy


    With the spirit of economy sweeping the nation, it would seem fitting before advocating the construction of a new type of man-of-war for our Navy, to make a brief analysis of the situation to ascertain whether or...

  • Preserving Tradition
    By Colonel Henry C. Davis, U. S. Marine Corps

    Wearing the black neckerchief by enlisted men of the naval service has caused many persons to ask the question, “Why do they wear that silk handkerchief around their necks?” And frequently the answer is, “Because it is a part of...

  • Brazil's Maritime Situation
    By Commander C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy (Member of U. S. Naval Mission to Brazil)

    Different countries are faced by different maritime prob­lems. The bearing that sea power has on the development of any one country depends upon the particular situation in which that country finds itself. A nation whose interests are mainly...

  • Bainbridge Under the Turkish Flag
    By Rear Admiral Livingston Hunt, (S.C.) U. S. Navy, Retired

    This is a narrative, in outline, of the events which preceded and led to our naval war with the Barbary powers, and it will reveal in its progress some incidents of a picturesque and exotic character, culminating in the extraordinary spectacle of...

  • Resultant Course Method of Course Angle Plotting
    By Lieutenant H. J. Hansen, U. S. Navy

    Editor's Note: See Discussion page 1169 this issue. For the benefit of those readers who do not know the meanings of the symbols employed in this article, DD means destroyer, and BB means dreadnaught.

  • Discussion

    Resultant Course Method of Course Angle Plotting

    (See page 1163, June, 1926, Proceedings)

    Commander A. M. R. Allen, U. S. Navy.—The discussion in the first four paragraphs is correct and the thumb...

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



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