The Naval War College

By Rear Admiral W. V. Pratt, (U. S. Navy), President Naval War College
September 1927
An Outline of the Past and Description of the Present THE ORIGINAL CONCEPTION IN ORDER to give a clear idea of the work of the Naval War College, of its ...

The Last Cruise of the Old "Trenton"

By John II. Lloyd, Formerly Chief Electrician, U. S. Navy
September 1927
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 ...

The Wreck of the Old "Trenton"

From the "London Times," April, 1889
September 1927
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 ...

Bully Hayes—Pirate De Luxe

By J. B. Musser
September 1927
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 ...

Incentive in the Junior Grades

By Lieutenant Commander W. Atlee Edwards, U. S. Navy
September 1927
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 ...

The First Long Range High Frequency Radio Tests

By Lieutenant Commander F. H. Schnell, U. S. Naval Reserve
September 1927
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 ...

The "Scorpion" Passes

By Captain W. T. Cluverius, U. S. Navy
September 1927
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 years. I first saw ...

Analysis of Recent Trans-Atlantic Flights

by Lieutenant L. C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy, and Lieutenant E. H. Kincaid, U. S. Navy
September 1927
Introduction The historical long distance flights of American aviators during the past few months have been so close together that the enthusiasm about one hardly had time to subside before ...


September 1927
Incentive in the Junior Grades (See page 962, September, 1927, Proceedings Ensign Harry Wagner, U. S. Navy.— While reading Lieutenant Commander Edwards’ paper on this subject, I was moved to ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
September 1927
From July 1 to August 1 GENEVA NAVAL CONFERENCE Failure Threatened.—The breakdown of the Three-Power Naval Conference at Geneva, which appeared likely in the early part of July, was postponed ...

Book Reviews

September 1927
THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE SEA By E. Keble Chatterton, Longmans, Green and Co., 55 Fifth Avenue, New York. Price $3.50. That the Brotherhood of the Sea is a “special fraternity” ...

American Samoa

By Captain Edwin T. Pollock, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1927
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 EARLY NATIVE HISTORY “SA” ...

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