The American Navy and the Dead Sea

By Lieutenant Commander J. C. Thom, U. S. Navy
September 1926
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 ...

The Offensive Power of Aircraft

By Lieutenant Commander V. D. Herbster, U. S. Navy
September 1926
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 ...

Light Cruisers

By Commander H. S. Howard, (CC), U. S. Navy
September 1926
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 ...

Training Naval Officers

By Lieutenant Commander Alfred P. H. Tawresey, U. S. Navy
September 1926
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 ...

Historic Ships of the Navy

By Robert W. Neeser
September 1926
“Benton”The Benton was one of the ironclad river gunboats which made the Mississipppi squadron famous during the Civil War. She was originally a snag-boat, with a hull so built for ...


September 1926
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-sailors” are ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
September 1926
FROM JULY 3 TO AUGUST 3FRANCENational Union Cabinet under Poincare.—A rapid sequence of cabinet changes in France ended on July 23 with the establish­ment of a strong “Government of National ...

Book Reviews

September 1926
BOOK DEPARTMENTThe 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 supply ...

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