Proceedings Magazine - March 1929 Vol. 55/3/313

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*The writer desires to express his appreciation to the German Admiralty for furnishing the Photographs of Zeebrugge and the mole which accompany this article.

When Elizabeth...



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  • The Attack on Zeebrugge
    By Lieutenant Commander H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy

    *The writer desires to express his appreciation to the German Admiralty for furnishing the Photographs of Zeebrugge and the mole which accompany this article.

    When Elizabeth reigned there was not a fortified city in England. But...

  • The Navy's Relation to Commercial Shipping
    By O. H. M. McPherson

    A Proposal to Further Understanding

    In the wake of the fervor to establish an American merchant marine on a firm basis, Congress passed the Merchant Marine Act of 1928 (Senate 744), authoriz­ing the enrollment of...

  • Submarine Service for Profit and Pleasure
    By Lieutenant James Kirkpatrick, Jr., U. S. Navy

    That the basis of dislike is usually ignorance is nowhere more evident than in the submarine service. A few years ago the writer was one of a group junior officers giving a "sympathy Party" to a shipmate about to leave us for submarines...

  • Some Aspects of Our Present Naval Policy
    By Midshipman (Now Ensign) Albert O. Momm, U. S. Navy

    Since the end of the World War an attempt has been made by those who control the Navy to bring it back to normalcy; to provide the fleet with the necessary ships whose construction was delayed in the stress of the war, and to place in reserve the...

  • Modern Fog Navigation
    By Lieutenant Commander A. N. Offley, U. S. Navy

    In the future navigation of ships, un­der-water sound and the so-called “sonic depth finder” are destined to play an increasingly important role. The electrical depth finder already has emerged from the experimental stage and may...

  • Captain Plant
    By Lieutenant Commander Glenn Howell, U. S. Navy

    Wildly, grandly beautiful, thrilling, fascinating, the Yangtze Gorges will forever be a wonder spot of the world. That they are so little known to the average run of mankind is due to their remoteness from the seacoast, the difficulties attaching...

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

    The first Ranger was an eighteen-gun ship built at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1777. She was a sail­ing vessel of 308 tons burthen; 116 feet length over all; 28 feet breadth; and 13 feet 6 inches depth of hold. She was pierced for...

  • The Engineering Competition
    By Lieutenant C. J. Harter (SC), U. S. Navy

    The matching of wit against wit to reach the top of each class undoubt­edly has been an enormous factor in making engineering performances of the U. S. Navy the envy of the forces afloat under other flags. It has had, moreover, an intangible...

  • An Angle of Recruiting
    By Commander L. M. Stevens, U. S. Navy

    There is a great deal of literature on the higher technic of recruiting for the Navy. It waxes and wanes as we need more or fewer new men, and we have gotten so deep into it that one can find instructions from old recruiters on the most minute de...

  • U. S. S. "Sirius"—Navy Cargo Ship
    By Commander Fred F. Rogers, U. S. Navy

    There is undoubtedly a good percent­age of officers in the service who, from continuous duty on battleships, cruisers, destroyers and other combatant ships of the fleet, know little or nothing of the ships of the transport service, espe­...

  • Discussions

    A Naval Research Reserve

    (See page 976, November, 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

    From January 4 to February 3


  • Book Reviews


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