John Paul Jones—Strategist and Tactician

By Major G. A. Johnson, U. S. Marine Corps
July 1928
A QUARTER of a century before the long, complex, and masterly campaign of Pitt made Trafalgar possible, John Paul Jones, operating in European waters, was carrying out plans of equal ...

Two Notes on John Paul Jones

By L. H. Bolander
July 1928
I. His Qualifications of a Naval OfficerThe statement has more than once been made that the justly celebrated phrases regarding the “Qualifications of a Naval Officer” reputed to have been ...

Possibilities of an Adjustable Rate Clock

By Lieutenant Commander P. V. H. Weems, U. S. Navy
July 1928
TO SAVE time the navigator sometimes sets a watch to keep approximate local apparent time. Similarly, aviators are already using two watches, one set to Greenwich civil time and the ...

Annapolis—Sidelights on Its Early History

By Captain Harry A. Baldridge, U. S. Navy
July 1928
* Those who are interested and desire to learn more of the early history of Annapolis and Maryland should read Ridgeley’s Annals of Annapolis, Riley’s The Ancient City, ...

American Naval Policy

By Rear Admiral W. L. Rodgers,. U. S. Navy (Retired)
July 1928
The purpose of the Navy is more than merely to defend the coasts of the United States from attack. The chief purpose of the Navy is to support and maintain ...

The DeHaven Arctic Expedition: A Forgotten Page in American Naval History

By Rear Admiral Albert Gleaves, U. S. Navy (Retired); Compiled by permission of his daughter, Mrs. H. Parker Rolfe, from the reports and diary of Lieutenant Edwin J. DeHaven, U. S. Navy, Commanding the Expedition, 1850-1851
July 1928
In the spring of 1845, Sir John Franklin, a veteran Arctic explorer, then past 'his three score years, sailed from England with H.M.S. Erebus and Terror to discover the Northwest ...

The Old Naval Auxiliary Service

By Commander W. S. Whitted, U. S. Navy (Retired)
July 1928
The old Naval Auxiliary Service included such transports, supply vessels, colliers, and other vessels as were assigned to it by the Navy Department and were manned by merchant officers and ...


July 1928
Cruiser Types(See page 278, March, 1927, Proceedings)Captain H. C. Dinger, U.S.N.—This article gives a readable and interesting discussion of cruiser types and employment, and, as such, it is of interest ...

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
July 1928

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
July 1928
FROM MAY 4 TO JUNE 3FAR EASTNationalist Advance on Peking.—At the close of May it appeared clear that entry into Peking by the Nationalist forces would be a ...

Book Reviews

July 1928
BOOK DEPARTMENTSave money by placing your orders for all books, whether professional or not, with the Institute Book Department, which will supply any obtainable naval, professional or scientific book, and ...

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