Proceedings Magazine - September 1926 Vol. 52/9/283

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Few Americans are aware that an American naval officer was the first man to examine the shores and to sound the depths of the Dead Sea. This is the largest lake in Palestine and, physically as...

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  • The American Navy and the Dead Sea
    By Lieutenant Commander J. C. Thom, U. S. Navy

    Few Americans are aware that an American naval officer was the first man to examine the shores and to sound the depths of the Dead Sea. This is the largest lake in Palestine and, physically as well as historically, among the most remarkable in...

  • The Offensive Power of Aircraft
    By Lieutenant Commander V. D. Herbster, U. S. Navy

    The development of the offensive power of aircraft is one of the biggest and most vital problems of the Navy. The present offensive power of the fleet is due primarily to the wonderful development of its gunnery. In order to maintain and if...

  • Walter Murray Gibson—Oceanic Adventurer
    By Joseph B. Musser

    PART I—SUMATRA

    His birth on January 16, 1822, as the son of John Gibson and Lucy Murray, is the only commonplace event which can be recorded in the life of Walter Murray Gibson, whose adventuresome career was destined...

  • Light Cruisers
    By Commander H. S. Howard, (CC), U. S. Navy

    For the next ten years or so, due to the Treaty Limiting Naval Armaments, the attention of both seagoing officer and designer, in considering types of ships, is to be con­centrated very greatly upon light cruisers and the qualities they...

  • Training Naval Officers
    By Lieutenant Commander Alfred P. H. Tawresey, U. S. Navy

    Training naval personnel is a problem of unfailing in­terest, and one upon which much time and effort is con­stantly expended. Because of the complexity of the subject and the amount of talent regularly devoted to it, I have no little...

  • Historic Ships of the Navy
    By Robert W. Neeser

    “Benton”

  • Discussion

    Post Treaty Naval Design

    (See page 2125, November, 1925, and page 917, May, 1926 Proceedings.)

    Lieutenant (jg) F. G. Percival, U. S. Navy, Ret.—If opinions from “the armchair brigade of ex-...

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

    FROM JULY 3 TO AUGUST 3

    FRANCE

  • Book Reviews

    BOOK DEPARTMENT

    The Institute Book Department will supply any obtainable naval, pro­fessional, or scientific book at retail price, postage prepaid. The trouble saved the purchaser through having one source...


 
 

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