Armistice Days in the Adriatic

By Lieutenant Commander Richard Stockton Field, U. S. Navy
November 1930
When the Armistice was signed, Admiral Beatty remarked that the fighting had finished and that the talking was about to begin. In no theater did this prophecy prove more true ...

The Gallant Fight of the Winslow at Cardenas

By Carlos C. Hanks
November 1930
The Spanish-American War engagement of the little torpedo boat Winslow at Cardenas, May 11, 1898, appears as a noteworthy result of measures taken by United States naval authorities to distribute ...

Book Reviews

November 1930
Members 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 on books ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
November 1930
From August 3 to October 3 LATIN AMERICARevolution in Argentina. Although there had been warnings beforehand, including concentration of troops and war vessels, guard on the president’s living quarters, and ...

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
November 1930


November 1930
The Cause of Battery Explosions(Sec page 629, July, 1930, Proceedings)Lieutenant W. J. Holmes, U. S. Navy. —It is believed that the researches of Lieutenant Guthrie and the Naval Research Laboratory ...

Collision Courses by Radiocompass

By Lieutenant Commander H. K. Fenn, U. S. Navy
November 1930
WHEN the problem at sea is the interception of one vessel by another by radiocompass, it is not necessary to use those complicated methods which are ordinarily involved in tracking ...

Make It Yourself

By Commander Ralph C. Parker, U. S. Navy
November 1930
The following protractor, course indicator, or whatever you may choose to call it, was made to fill the personal need for a quick method of solving the problems of maneuvering ...

Panama Tides

By H. A. Marmer, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
November 1930
AS THE crow flies, the Atlantic and Pacific entrances of the Panama Canal are but little more than thirty nautical miles apart. It would therefore not be unreasonable to conclude ...

This Admiral Business

By Midshipman Thomas D. F. Langen, U. S. Navy
November 1930
A CARTOONIST contemporary of the famous Ripley recently made the statement that George Dewey was the only man to hold the rank of admiral of the Navy. Immediately there was ...

Some Aspects of Carrier and Cruiser Design

By Lieutenant Commander Forrest Sherman, U. S. Navy
November 1930
The classes of ships which constitute a fleet are, or ought to be, the expression in material of the strategical and tactical ideas that prevail at any given time.—Corbett IN ...

Salient Features of the Law Maritime

By Captain K. C. McIntosh (S.C.), U. S. Navy
November 1930
For the conduct and regulation of affairs on shore, two great legal systems prevail among the white nations: the Common Law of England and the Roman Civil Law. The brown ...

The Trial of Lieutenant Ridgely for Murder

By Rear Admiral Livingston Hunt (S.C.), U. S. Navy (Retired)
November 1930
WHEN Commodore Preble was ordered home from the command of the Mediterranean squadron, and before he was relieved by Commodore Samuel Barron in September, 1804, he forwarded to the Secretary ...

Arms and the Man

By Lieutenant Thomas J. Casey, U. S. Navy
November 1930
The old saying goes that today’s Navy is composed of iron ships and wooden men in contradistinction to the “old” Navy which, we are informed by the old timers, was ...

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