Proceedings Magazine - February 1927 Vol. 53/2/288

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  • Propaganda and the Antidote
    Editorial "Saturday Evening Post," Jan. 15, 1927
  • Salvaging U. S. S. "S-51"
    By Captain Ernest J. King, U. S. Navy (Officer-in-Charge, Salvage Operations “S-51”)

    FOREWORD. It happened that the writer was Commander of the Submarine Base, New London, Conn., when the S-51 was sunk; he was notified by telephone on a Saturday afternoon that he was to take charge of the salvage operations at...

  • The Legal Existence Of War
    By Captain Elbridge Colby, U. S. Army
  • The Sea Tale in American Literature
    By Charles Lee Lewis, Associate Professor, U. S. Naval Academy

    IN ANSWER to the question as to who were the greatest interpreters of the sea in all its moods and the best portrayers of the characters of seamen, Clark Russell wrote, “Their names may be counted upon the fingers of one hand:...

  • Condensed Azimuth Tables by the Employment of Phantom Celestial Bodies
    By G. W. Littlehales, Hydrographic Engineer

    THE useful acquaintance of navigators with the mean sun—that highly important fiction of the astronomers— bespeaks for them an interest in considerations looking to the attainment of economy and simplicity by the...

  • Historic Ships of the Navy
    By Robert W. Neeser

    “Kearsarge”

     

  • Perseus and the Sphinx, or Science and War
    By J. M. Scammell, Lieut. Col. Inf. C. N. G.

    Time after time the feet of the world stumble and the eyes of the world are blurred after a debauch of butchery. Again and again the blind come forth and offer to lead the blind. A scholar who is dis­tinguished in the field of...

  • Extracts from the Letters of Lieutenant T. O. Selfridge, Written in 1833 During a Cruise of the "U.S.S. Delaware"

    Editor’s Note: Copied from the original letter book loaned to the Naval Historical Foundation by Mr. J. R. Selfridge.

    ON WEDNESDAY, August 14, at four in the morning, we got under way from our anchorage in Sandy Hook Bay, having a...

  • Comparative Naval Data For the Treaty Navies

    Comparative Naval Data for Treaty Navies

    TOTAL TONNAGE OF VESSELS (BY CLASSES) LAID DOWN OR APPROPRIATED FOR, SINCE FEBRUARY, 6, 19tt (DATE OF WASHINGTON CONFERENCE)

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  • Discussion

    Modern Methods in Sea and Air Navigation

     

    (See Page 17, January, 1927, Proceedings)

     

    Edward J. Willis, M.E., Fellow A.I.E.E., Member A.S.M.E., Amer. Math. Soc., etc. Author of Methods of Modern Navigation,...

  • 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

    3 DECEMBER to 3 JANUARY

     

    UNITED STATES AND LATIN AMERICA

     

  • 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...

  • Special Illustrations—Japanese Prints Of Perry's Visit

 
 

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