A Practical Application of Navigation to Aircraft

By Lieutenant (J.G.) H. P. McLean Connor, U. S. Naval Reserve
December 1930
OBJECT of flight: To prove the practical application of scientific navigation to aircraft for transoceanic flying.Our reason for not carrying radio equipment or pontoons was to prove that navigation by ...

Graphical Piloting Methods

By Frederick L. Mosher, Electrical Engineering Department, the Edison Electric Illuminating Company of Boston
December 1930
The methods outlined in this article were designed as an aid in the solution of the large number of piloting problems that the professional navigator or yachtsman meets in his ...

Newspapers and the Navy

By Lieutenant (J.G.) Hanson W. Baldwin, U. S. Naval Reserve
December 1930
The United States government has been described as the greatest pub­licity agent in the world. The Navy Department, as an integral part of the gov­ernment, usually manages, insofar as Wash­ington ...

Freak Warships—Their Influence on Naval History

By Fletcher Pratt
December 1930
These admirals of mine,” said Na­poleon in a moment of not unjustifiable irritation over the rat-chased-by-a-cat strategy of Linois and Missiessy, “These admirals of mine have discovered something new. They ...

The Protection of American Nationals in China

By Commander Roy C. Smith, Jr., U. S. Navy
December 1930
Red riot and insurrection, civil war and communism again rage almost un­checked in China. News dispatches tell of the looting and burning of Changsha, the hurried evacuation of foreigners from ...

Uniform and the Enlisted Man

By Captain C. S. Freeman, U. S. Navy
December 1930
If any pilgrim monk .... from distant parts .... find fault with anything, or expose it, reasonably, and with the humility of charity, the Abbot shall discuss it prudently.—St ...

Staff Organization Afloat

By Lieutenant Commander Robert B. Carney, U. S. Navy
December 1930
As the procurement of men and ma­terial, the maintaining of communications, and the retention of cohesive control present a more rapidly changing as­pect in land warfare than in the prosecution ...

Pattern Sizes in Formation Bombing

By Commander Garret L. Schuyler, U. S. Navy
December 1930
In studying the theory of formation bombing, one soon faces questions of the best number of planes to use in the bombing group, how far apart it is best to ...


December 1930
The New Competition(See page 792, September, 1930, Proceedings)Lieutenant Carl J. Lamb, U. S. Naval Reserve.—Lieutenant Casey has written well on the above subject and shows by his pres­entation the ...

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
December 1930

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
December 1930
From October 3 to November 3UNITED STATES AND LATIN AMERICABrazilian Revolution Successful.—The revolutionary movement which began on October 3 in various provinces of Brazil came to a successful issue after ...

Book Reviews

December 1930
Book DepartmentMembers of the Institute may save money by ordering books through its Book Department, which will supply any obtainable book. A discount of 10 per cent is allowed ...

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