Proceedings Magazine - January 1927 Vol. 53/1/287

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In reading Stanley Baldwin’s address on “Truth and Poli­tics given to the students of the Edinburgh University, one is...



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  • The Broad Aspect of Our Pacific Problem
    By Rear Admiral W. V. Pratt, U. S. Navy


    In reading Stanley Baldwin’s address on “Truth and Poli­tics given to the students of the Edinburgh University, one is confronted with the words, “Let us take our...

  • Dedication of the St. Nazaire Memorial
    By Rear Admiral (Retired) Albert Gleaves, U. S. Navy

    Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney was chosen to put in concrete form the idealism which the arrival of the first American troops represented. Her selection was a happy one. Already distinguished as the sculptor of the Aztec fountain in the Pan-American...

  • Modern Methods in Sea and Air Navigation
    By Commander Radler de Aquino, Brazilian Navy A. M. U. S. Nav. Inst., M. Braz. Hist, and Geog. Inst., F. Am. Geog. Soc., C. M. Ac. Sc. of Port, and Gold Medalist, Rev. Mar. Braz. (1910), Naval Attaché to the Brazilian Embassy
    Modern methods in sea and air navigation may be said to be dated from December 17, 1837, when Captain Thomas H. Sumner, an American ship master, discovered the use and value of a straight line of position, or, as later he so very ably expressed...
  • A Study of the Relative Movement of Ships
    By Rear Admiral L. M. Nulton, U. S. Navy


    1. The mooring and maneuvering board diagram was brought into existence because of the need of some method of plotting and keeping track of the bearing and distance between ships. Its use in anchoring is simple, as for...
  • Discussion of Limitation of Armaments
    By Rear Admiral (Retired) W. L. Rodgers, U. S. Navy

    [Editor’s Note—These remarks, while origi­nally prepared last summer for the Institute of Politics at Williamstown, Massachusetts, are con­sidered of such merit by the Board of Control as to warrant their publication in the...

  • Submarines and Disarmament Conferences
    By Captain Walter S. Anderson, U. S. Navy



    ONE thing stands out clearly from the proceedings at Geneva. In the naval sub-committee of the preparatory commission of the Disarmament Conference,...

  • An Unusual Picture of Washington
    By Lieutenant Commander (Retired) S. L. H. Hazard, U. S. Navy

    ONE DAY while "antiquing” in West Chester, Pennsylvania, I spotted the old steel engraving of George Washington that is reproduced with this article.

    As soon as I saw this picture I noticed that...

  • Comparative Naval Data For the Treaty Navies
  • Discussion

    Modern Methods in Sea and Air Navigation


    (Sec Page 17, January, 1927, Proceedings)


    Commander Archer M. R. Allen U.S. Navy—I consider...

  • 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




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  • Book Reviews



    The Institute Book Department will supply any obtainable naval, professional, or scientific book at retail price, postage prepaid. The trouble saved...

  • Buried Among Friends

    The editor, enjoying a portion of his vacation last summer in St. George’s, the old capital of Bermuda, happened to stroll through the cemetery known as “God’s Acre,” surrounding St. Peter’s Church, said to be the...


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