Proceedings Magazine - September 1927 Vol. 53/9/295

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An Outline of the Past and Description of the Present




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  • The Naval War College
    By Rear Admiral W. V. Pratt, (U. S. Navy), President Naval War College

    An Outline of the Past and Description of the Present


  • The Last Cruise of the Old "Trenton"
    By John II. Lloyd, Formerly Chief Electrician, U. S. Navy

    ON A RECENT visit to the present day Trenton, the writer, who served on her predecessor forty years ago, was requested to publish some of his recollections of the old Navy and of the old Trenton, and the disastrous fate that...

  • The Wreck of the Old "Trenton"
    From the "London Times," April, 1889
    Editor's Note: An account of the wreck of the U.S.S. Trenton and other vessels at Apia, Samoa, in 1889, from a copy of the London Times, April, 1889. The enclosed account of the great hurricane at Samoa was kindly forwarded to the Naval...
  • Bully Hayes—Pirate De Luxe
    By J. B. Musser

    For a half century waterfront gatherings throughout the Pacific have been enlivened with tales of Captain “Bully" Hayes and his famous pirate crew. From San Francisco to Sydney his exploits are recounted, nothing being...

  • Incentive in the Junior Grades
    By Lieutenant Commander W. Atlee Edwards, U. S. Navy

    It is human nature, which unfortunately we can’t change, that a man’s efforts are in proportion to the reward at stake. Few, if any, of us work because we like it. We do so because of some incentive which is either the...

  • The First Long Range High Frequency Radio Tests
    By Lieutenant Commander F. H. Schnell, U. S. Naval Reserve

    The author still retains a radio message from Dr. A. Hoyt Taylor, Superin­tendent of the Radio Division of the U. S. Naval Research Laboratory. This message really was the instrumental begin­ning of high frequency radio in the Navy...

  • The "Scorpion" Passes
    By Captain W. T. Cluverius, U. S. Navy

    U.S.S. SCORPION Will Be Offered Up For Sale.”


    * As I read these words a flood of memories surges through me and carries me back twenty-nine...

  • Reconciling Recent Static Research with Various Theories on Atmospheric Pressure
    By Lieutenant E. H. Kincaid, U. S. Navy

    The writer has had opportunity at sea to study static with relation to the atmosphere since the spring of 1924 on board the U.S.S. Kittery. During 1926, these observations were made with the assistance of the radio compass. The...

  • Analysis of Recent Trans-Atlantic Flights
    by Lieutenant L. C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy, and Lieutenant E. H. Kincaid, U. S. Navy


  • Discussion

    Incentive in the Junior Grades


    (See page 962, September, 1927, Proceedings


  • 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 1 to August 1



  • Book Reviews



    By E. Keble Chatterton, Longmans, Green and Co., 55 Fifth Avenue, New York.


    Price $3.50.


  • American Samoa
    By Captain Edwin T. Pollock, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    How the United States Came Into Possession of Part of the Samoan or Navigators' Islands, with a Short Account of the Entire Group Including Swain's Island


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