The Relation of Aircraft to Sea-Power

By Lieutenant Commander Bruce G. Leighton, U. S. Navy
September 1928
Something more than one dollar in every seven spent in the Navy, and approximately ten per cent of our total commissioned and enlisted strength, is devoted to aeronautical activities. We ...

The Level of the Sea

By H. A. Marmer, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
September 1928
That the undisturbed surface of a body of water, large or small, constitutes a level surface is almost axiomatic. As a matter of course, we reckon heights on land and ...

When an Eagle Falls on the Water

By Lieutenant Russell M. Ihrig, U. S. Navy
September 1928
A True Episode of the Army ’Round-the-World Flight The constant succession of remarkable distance flights in the last few years provides a great fund of fact and background for true ...

The Sumner Bisectrix

By Lieutenant Commander L. V. Kielhorn, U. S. Coast Guard
September 1928
One morning early in June, some eight years ago, while en route to San Juan, Porto Rico, and when about sixty miles north of that port, I, as navigating officer, ...

Historic Ships of the Navy

By Robert W. Neeser
September 1928
Brooklyn The first Brooklyn was one of the screw sloops authorized by Congress on March 3, 1857. She was a wooden steamer of 2,070 tons burden and 3,000 tons displacement, ...

Commodore Jesse D. Elliott: A Stormy Petrel of the Navy

By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
September 1928
His Connection with the Perry-Elliott Controversy, the Decatur-Barron Duel, the Figurehead of the “Constitution,” and a Cargo of Jackasses IN THE summer of 1815 an American naval squadron, fresh from ...


September 1928
The Relation of Aircraft to Sea-Power (See page 731 this issue) Commander Herbert S. Howard, (CC), U. S. Navy.—The article by Lieutenant Commander Leighton on “The Relation of Aircraft to ...

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
September 1928

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
September 1928
FROM JULY 3 TO AUGUST 3 PROGRESS OF ANTI-WAR TREATY All Nations Favorable.—By July 20, all of the fourteen nations invited by Secretary Kellogg to join in signing his draft ...

Book Reviews

September 1928
BOOK DEPARTMENT Save 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, ...

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