Functions of Naval Power

By William Howard Gardiner, President of the Navy League of the United States
October 1929
IAll sea power is divided in three parts, one ashore, another afloat, and the third in human understanding and direction. In other words, the basic elements that bring about sea ...

The Navy and Its Communications

By Captain S. C. Hooper, U. S. Navy, Director Naval Communications
October 1929
In an address before the annual convention of the Institute of Radio Engineers, held at Washington during May, 1929, Doctor Lee De Forrest emphasized the phenomenal growth of the radio ...

Naval Policy and Sea-Borne Commerce

By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)
October 1929
The extraordinary growth of American foreign trade since 1922 is rapidly restoring maritime affairs to their normal place in our national life, and hence reviving our traditional “sea-mindedness.” It is ...

Naval Personnel

By Rear Admiral R. H. Leigh, U. S. Navy, Chief of Bureau of Navigation
October 1929
Nations, after seasons of strife, find stimulus in reflection. Peace brings revision and reforms. The lessons learned are eagerly studied. Mistakes are acknowledged and there is ever present the resolution ...

Uncle Sam the Pilot for American Shipping

By Alfred H. Haag, Director, Department of International Shipping, Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service
October 1929
During the fiscal year 1928, 1,600 American and foreign ports participated in the foreign trade of the United States in which 5,100 vessels of 23,000,000 gross tons flying the flags ...

The U. S. Marine Corps

By Major General Commandant W. C. Neville, U. S. Marine Corps
October 1929
The United States Marine Corps is an arm of the naval service. It provides the Navy with a force, primarily trained as soldiers, for duty ashore in connection with the ...

Aviation in the Fleet

By Rear Admiral J. M. Reeves, U. S. Navy Recently Commander, Aircraft Squadrons, Battle Fleet
October 1929
Formerly a civilian community awaited the arrival of the stagecoach or post rider for news and information. In the old days a naval commander sent a man aloft to the ...

The Air Service in Minor Warfare

By Major Ross E. Rowell, U. S. Marine Corps
October 1929
The events which led up to the American occupation of Nicaragua and the Stimson disarmament agreement have been described many times. I shall therefore assume that the reader is reasonably ...

Enlisted Training in the Navy

By Commander D. E. Cummings, U. S. Navy
October 1929
Behind the present rapid expansion in the methods of training enlisted men lies a rapid change from the days of sail and smooth-bore which could be handled by almost any ...


October 1929
Faulty Communications (See page 89, February, 1929, Proceedings) Commander C. C. Gill, US. Navy—I have read with keen appreciation Lieutenant Commander Sidney Ballou’s excellent article on “Faulty Communications” published in ...

Professional Notes

Compiled By Lieutenant Commander D. B. Beary, U. S. Navy Lieutenant Commander D. C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy And Professor Henry Bluestone, U. S. Naval Academy
October 1929

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
October 1929
FROM AUGUST 4 TO SEPTEMBER 3NAVAL LIMITATIONMacDonald Visit in October—At the close of August it appeared probable that the visit of Premier Ramsay MacDonald in Washington for discussion of naval ...

Book Reviews

October 1929
BOOK DEPARTMENTSave money by placing your orders for all books, whether professional or not, with the Institute Book Department, which will supply any available naval, professional or scientific book, and ...

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