The Attack on Zeebrugge

By Lieutenant Commander H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy
March 1929
*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 ...

The Navy's Relation to Commercial Shipping

By O. H. M. McPherson
March 1929
A Proposal to Further UnderstandingIn 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), ...

Submarine Service for Profit and Pleasure

By Lieutenant James Kirkpatrick, Jr., U. S. Navy
March 1929
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 ...

Some Aspects of Our Present Naval Policy

By Midshipman (Now Ensign) Albert O. Momm, U. S. Navy
March 1929
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 ...

Modern Fog Navigation

By Lieutenant Commander A. N. Offley, U. S. Navy
March 1929
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 ...

Captain Plant

By Lieutenant Commander Glenn Howell, U. S. Navy
March 1929
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 ...

Historic Ships of the Navy—Ranger

By Robert W. Neeser
March 1929
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 ...

The Engineering Competition

By Lieutenant C. J. Harter (SC), U. S. Navy
March 1929
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 ...

An Angle of Recruiting

By Commander L. M. Stevens, U. S. Navy
March 1929
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 ...

U. S. S. "Sirius"—Navy Cargo Ship

By Commander Fred F. Rogers, U. S. Navy
March 1929
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 ...


March 1929
A Naval Research Reserve(See page 976, November, 1928, Proceedings)Ensign Leonard B. Loeb, U.S.N.R., As­sociate Professor of Physics, University of California.—I have long felt that some form of organization of the ...

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
March 1929

Notes On International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
March 1929
From January 4 to February 3PEACE PACT RATIFIEDSenate Approves.—After considerable and heated discussion which showed clearly that it was only the very innocuous character of the Kellogg-Briand Peace Treaty that ...

Book Reviews

March 1929
BOOK DEPARTMENTSave money by placing your order 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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