Religion in Leadership

By Chaplain Sydney K. Evans, U.S.N. (Chaplain, U. S. Naval Academy)
June 1927
Motto: "The sea is his." Psalm 95:5.IFor I am a man under authority. Matt. 8:9.In October last there was a conference of Army and Navy chaplains at Governor's Island in ...

Functions and Types

By Midshipman (Second Class) Albert O. Momm, U. S. Navy
June 1927
“Necessity is the Mother of Invention” Editor’s Note: Submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1927. Although not awarded the prize or honorable mention, the article was considered so important by ...

The Suicide Flotilla

By Lieutenant H. F. Breckel, U.S.N.R.
June 1927
Even today, few people realize how very near the ruthless submarine warfare campaign of the German high command came to defeating the Allied cause in the World War. The most ...

Why I Am in the Navy

By Chief Pharmacist's Mate Arthur R. Toomey, U. S. Navy
June 1927
Why are you in the Navy? Why don’t you try to get something else? I don’t see why you drift along in the serv­ice when you could easily obtain a ...

This Far-Flung Navy

By Midshipman (First Class) Robert D. Conrad, U. S. Navy
June 1927
“Wisdom Is Observation from a Point a Mile High” Editor’s Note : This essay was awarded the gold watch offered annually by Professor Henry van Dyke of Princeton, to that ...

The "Newest" Navigation

By Lieutenant Commander V. H. Godfrey, U. S. Navy
June 1927
The “day’s work” in navigation has always been more or less of a bugbear to conscientious navigators. Working according to Marcq Saint-Hilaire formula, searching painstakingly for logs, natural haversines, cosines ...


June 1927
The Newest Navigation(See page 680, June, 1927, Proceedings) Commander Archer M. R. Allen, U. S. Navy.—The idea of this paper is excellent and the use of the method described is ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
June 1927
From 3 APRIL to 30 APRILCHINA AND THE WESTERN POWERS Split of Chinese Nationalists.—Following the capture of Nanking, Chinese Nationalist forces advanced northward along the canal and railway toward Peking ...

Book Reviews

June 1927
BOOK DEPARTMENTSave money by placing your orders for all books, whether professional or not, with the Institute Book Department, which will supply any obtainable naval, professional, or scientific book, and ...

A Portrait of Washington?

June 1927
Editor’s Note: Please see page 720 for photograph of the painting “Washington Hughes, Esq.,” by F. Cotes, Royal Academy, 1726-1770.THE NAVAL INSTITUTE and Sir Robert A. Hadfield, 22 Carlton House ...

Entrance Requirements, U. S. Naval Academy

By Lieutenant Commander W. G. Greenman, U. S. Navy
June 1927
The requirements governing the admission of midshipmen to the U. S. Naval Academy have been the subject of discussion almost from the founding of the Institution; and the standards of ...

As "Holy Joe" Sees It

June 1927
Editor’s Note: On November 27, 1926, Chaplain S. K. Evans, U. S. Navy, on duty at the Naval Academy, issued leaflets to the Regiment of Midshipmen as it entrained for ...

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