Proceedings Magazine - May 1928 Vol. 54/5/303

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(Written in 1898.)

ON SUNDAY, April 24, when the war between the United States and Spain broke out, the United States Asiatic Squadron under command of Commodore George Dewey...



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  • The Battle of Manila Bay
    By First Lieutenant Dion Williams, U. S. Marine Corps

    (Written in 1898.)

    ON SUNDAY, April 24, when the war between the United States and Spain broke out, the United States Asiatic Squadron under command of Commodore George Dewey, lay at Hong Kong ready in every respect for sea...

  • The General Mess of a Destroyer
    By Commander R. E. Rogers, U. S. Navy

    Motto: The burnt child fears the fire

    The Navy Regulations require a monthly inventory of the provisions of the general mess. If this is taken carefully and computed correctly, and entered in the ration record...

  • The Tragedy of Admiral Byng
    By Rear Admiral Livingston Hunt, (S.C.), U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The presence of Braddock and a British army in the woodlands of western Pennsylvania in July, 1755, may seem to some to have no connection with the occurrence of a sea fight in the Mediterranean in the following spring between the French and...

  • Notes on Ground Tackle
    By Commander A. S. Dysart, U. S. Navy

    From the time the Boston Navy Yard started making chain there was little improvement in the material used until about 1916, when mild steel was substituted for wrought iron as a stronger and cheaper material. About 1921 the use of cast steel...

  • Our First Line-of-Battleship
    By Rear Admiral Elliot Snow, (CC), U. S. Navy (Retired)

    IN A SPACIOUS old Colonial house of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, standing deep- shaded by elms far back from the street, at whose foot the tides of an ancient port are visible, there is shown and cherished...

  • The Tale of the Lost Torpedo
    By Captain Stanford E. Moses, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    From Florida the coast of the Gulf of Mexico trends westward beyond the Mississippi delta and Galveston and down to Yucatan. In the bight formed by the Yucatan peninsula lies the historic old city of Vera Cruz, the “City of the...

  • Turning into the Track of the Guide
    By Captain O. L. Cox, U. S. Navy

    When do we turn? That is the question of vital importance to the commanding officer or unit commander when executing a maneuver, at the completion of which, the ship or ships will be in their proper position in relation to the guide...

  • Discussion

    Diesel Engines for Capital Ships

    (See page 1217, July, 1925, Proceedings)

    Captain A. M. Proctor, U. S. Navy.— An article under the foregoing heading was...

  • 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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