The Broad Aspect of Our Pacific Problem

By Rear Admiral W. V. Pratt, U. S. Navy
January 1927
INTRODUCTION.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 stand on public ...

Dedication of the St. Nazaire Memorial

By Rear Admiral (Retired) Albert Gleaves, U. S. Navy
January 1927
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 ...

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
January 1927
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 ...

A Study of the Relative Movement of Ships

By Rear Admiral L. M. Nulton, U. S. Navy
January 1927
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 ...

Discussion of Limitation of Armaments

By Rear Admiral (Retired) W. L. Rodgers, U. S. Navy
January 1927
[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 ...

Submarines and Disarmament Conferences

By Captain Walter S. Anderson, U. S. Navy
January 1927
Introduction ONE thing stands out clearly from the proceedings at Geneva. In the naval sub-committee of the preparatory commission of the Disarmament Conference, France has made clear that she remains ...

An Unusual Picture of Washington

By Lieutenant Commander (Retired) S. L. H. Hazard, U. S. Navy
January 1927
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 ...


January 1927
Modern Methods in Sea and Air Navigation (Sec Page 17, January, 1927, Proceedings) Commander Archer M. R. Allen U.S. Navy—I consider this the best article on the subject of navigation ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
January 1927
FROM NOVEMBER 3 to DECEMBER 3UNITED STATES AND LATIN AMERICA Warning over Nicaragua.—Following immediately upon his election and recognition by the United States, President Diaz of Nicaragua sought the aid ...

Book Reviews

January 1927
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 ...

Buried Among Friends

January 1927
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. ...

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