National Policy and Naval Power

By William Howard Gardiner
February 1926
There is much current discussion as to whether our Navy is what it should be; as to whether aviation should be taken from it, and from the Army, to form ...

The Naval Staff Afloat

By Captain B. B. Wygant, U. S. Navy
February 1926
It is a failing of human nature that the necessities of a new situation are never thoroughly grasped until the new situation is actually at hand. Ordinarily we are unable ...

Save the "Hartford"

By Captain H. E. Yarnell, U. S. Navy
February 1926
In the mud of the Cooper River, stripped of her rigging, a 'roof over her deck, lies, almost forgotten, the old sloop Hartford . In England, Nelson's flagship has been ...

The Philippine Fiber Industry

By Commander G. R. Crapo, (SC) U. S. Navy
February 1926
Its Connection with Allied Productions in the United States; Its Discovery, Growth and in Particular Its Adaption to the Manufacture of Cordage The average person in a day’s work will ...

An Adventure in Diplomacy

By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy, Retired
February 1926
Soon after daylight on the morning of February 14, 1917, the tropic peace of the United States Naval Station, Guan­tanamo Bay, was broken by the unexpected appearance of three Cuban ...

Burrage Time Board

By Rear Admiral G. H. Burrage, U. S. Navy
February 1926
The Burrage Time Board is designed to assist the officers when maneuvering their ships to determine the time to go from one position to another. The following explanation of its ...


By Lieutenant Commander F. E. M. Whiting, U. S. Navy
February 1926
[Editor's note: Written in January, 1925. See discussion by Rear Ad­miral W. L. Rodgers on page 316 of this issue.] A report is a communication which should give informa­tion of ...

Three Toasts

By Commodore E. B. Underwood, U. S. Navy, Retired
February 1926
Reported By the Navigator Many years ago (1881-84), I made a cruise in the U.S.S. Pensacola . When I joined her, she was our flagship in the Pacific, and bore ...


February 1926
Paper Work (See page 294, February, 1926, Proceedings) Rear Admiral W. L. Rodgers, U. S. Navy, Retired.—I think the paper is a valuable one. The increase in paper work which ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
February 1926
FROM DECEMBER 3 TO JANUARY 3 PLANS FOR ARMS CONFERENCE United States Invited to Preliminary Arms Conference.—At the session of the League of Nations Council in December it was decided ...

Book Reviews

February 1926
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 of ...

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