Proceedings Magazine - January 1928 Vol. 54/1/299


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  • Nanking, March 24, 1927
    By Lieutenant Commander Roy C. Smith, Jr., U. S. Navy

    The General Situation

  • A Shorter and Simpler Aquino Process
    By Commander Robert E. Rogers, U. S. Navy

    The daily work load that falls to navigators apparently increases steadily. In addition to the ordinary routine of the day’s work at sea, modern tactics and incidental target practices call for much attention. Increased navigational...

  • "Arms and the Man"
    By Captain R. Z. Johnston, U. S. Navy

    A FOREMOST publication, the Saturday Evening Post, comments editorially: “Anyone who has visited a great naval training station must be impressed with the values that inhere in military training.

  • A Sponsor of the American Navy—Benjamin Franklin
    By Constance Lathrop

    One of the most famous vessels of the American Navy, the Bon Homme Richard, was named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. It was so named by John Paul Jones, who wished to pay a well merited compliment “to a great and good man, to whom I am...

  • The Sargasso Sea
    By H. A. Mariner, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

    In the very heart of the Atlantic Ocean, midway between the Bahamas and the Azores, lies the great body of water known as the Sargasso Sea. The designation of this part of the Atlantic as a “sea” is at first glance...

  • Commodore John Downes
    By Herman F. Krafft

    From his official correspondence

  • Discussion

    A Makeshift Destroyer Leader

    See June, 1926, Proceedings.

    See page 325, March, 1927, Proceedings.

  • Professional Notes
    Compiled By Commander F. W. Rockwell, U. S. Navy And Assistant Professor Henry Bluestone, U. S. Naval Academy
  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy



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