Proceedings Magazine - April 1928 Vol. 54/4/302

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(Editor’s Note: See page 338 ‘‘Secretary’s Notes.”)




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  • On the Prevention of War
    By Lieutenant Commander A. H. Rooks, U. S. Navy

    (Editor’s Note: See page 338 ‘‘Secretary’s Notes.”)


  • Engineering Forms for Destroyers
    By Lieutenant Commander J. W. Reeves, U. S. Navy

    GENERALLY speaking, destroyer engineering practice in our Navy is now, and long has been, mediocre, and energetic action ought to be taken to improve it. This is assertion, not proof. Proof may be had by comparing records of...

  • The Practicability of Disarmament
    By Lieutenant Commander Sidney Ballou, U.S.N.R.
    (Submitted as Report of the Section on National Defense, Commonwealth Club of California)


    Types of Disarmament


  • Operations Of The United States Navy On The Yangtze River—September, 1926, To June, 1927
    By Lieutenant Commander Glenn Howell, U. S. Navy
  • Rodgers' Ruse
    By Rear Admiral Elliot Snow (CC) U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The British pendant sheet on the following page was taken from H.M.S. Highflyer, a schooner under the command of Lieutenant Hutchinson, first lieutenant of Admiral Warren’s flagship, and was obtained by Commodore John Rodgers,...

  • Historic Ships of the Navy—"Alliance"
    By Robert W. Neeser

    * This name was given in honor of the treaty of alliance concluded with France in 1778.

    THE FIRST Alliance was a thirty-two- gun sailing frigate constructed at Salisbury, Massachusetts, on the Merrimack River, in...

  • Some Famous English Sea Tales
    By Charles Lee Lewis, Associate Professor, U.S.N.A.

    The sea has always played an important role in English fiction. In the early great romances like More’s Utopia, Sidney’s Arcadia, and Bacon’s New Atlantis this influence is noteworthy; while in the later well-known classics,...

  • Navy Mine Depot, Yorktown, Virginia
    By Commander A. H. Miles, U. S. Navy

    During the World War, when the United States undertook the stupendous operation of laying the North Sea barrage, it was necessary that there be a plant on the Atlantic seaboard where mines, after being manufactured, could be stored, assembled,...

  • Discussion

    Washington’s Visits to Colonial Annapolis

    (See page 90, February, 1928, Proceedings.)

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



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