On the Prevention of War

By Lieutenant Commander A. H. Rooks, U. S. Navy
April 1928
(Editor’s Note: See page 338 ‘‘Secretary’s Notes.”)IWE WERE once assured that the World War was to be the last war, the war to end war. In the years since the ...

Engineering Forms for Destroyers

By Lieutenant Commander J. W. Reeves, U. S. Navy
April 1928
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 ...

The Practicability of Disarmament

By Lieutenant Commander Sidney Ballou, U.S.N.R.
April 1928
(Submitted as Report of the Section on National Defense, Commonwealth Club of California) Types of DisarmamentThe occurrence of frequent wars among civilized nations, each constantly professing a profound desire for ...

Rodgers' Ruse

By Rear Admiral Elliot Snow (CC) U. S. Navy (Retired)
April 1928
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 ...

Historic Ships of the Navy—"Alliance"

By Robert W. Neeser
April 1928
* 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 ...

Some Famous English Sea Tales

By Charles Lee Lewis, Associate Professor, U.S.N.A.
April 1928
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 ...

Navy Mine Depot, Yorktown, Virginia

By Commander A. H. Miles, U. S. Navy
April 1928
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 ...


April 1928
Washington’s Visits to Colonial Annapolis(See page 90, February, 1928, Proceedings.)Dr. John C. Fitzpatrick, Editor of the Diaries of George Washington.— Captain Baldridge’s interesting and informative record of Washington’s visits ...

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
April 1928

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
April 1928
FROM FEBRUARY 3 TO MARCH 3PAN-AMERICAN CONFERENCEGeneral Results.—The Pan-American Conference at Havana continued into Feb- bruary; was enlivened by the arrival of Colonel Lindbergh on February 7, and ...

Book Reviews

April 1928
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Financial Statement

April 1928
Balance Sheet, December 31, 1927 ASSETS CASH in Banks 30,944.39 ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE Dues in Arrears $889.54 From Advertisers 1,304.25 From Book Sales 4,390-63 Interest Accrued 2,680.97 TOTAL RECEIVABLES 9,265.39 OTHER ...

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