Naval Aviation Today and in Prospect

By The Honorable David S. Ingalls, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Aeronautics
October 1930
Naval aviation today is the result of a post-war incorporation of aviation into our Navy. Prior thereto there was no such thing as naval aviation as now known. Before the ...

The Power of the U. S. Fleet

By Henry Cabot Lodge
October 1930
This article was printed in the June issue of “Fortune” and by the kind permission of that publication is reprinted here because it contains information data presented in an original ...

The New American Merchant Marine

By T. V. O’Connor, Chairman, U. S. Shipping Board
October 1930
The importance of a strong merchant fleet as an adjunct to the Navy is so well understood that naval officers and others interested in national defense will be gratified to ...


By Rear Admiral S. S. Robinson, U.S. Navy, President, U.S. Naval Institute
October 1930
This issue of the Institute PROCEEDINGS has been arranged as a special information number to furnish an authoritative and dependable exposition of what the Navy is doing to meet its ...

The United States Marine Corps

By Major General Commandant Ben H. Fuller, U. S. Marine Corps
October 1930
Marines of Phoenicia, Egypt, Greece, Carthage, and Rome all performed the same character of miss on as that of the modern American marines—serving as soldiers on board the fighting naval ...

Types of Ships and Why

By Rear Admiral Luke McNamee, U. S. Navy
October 1930
In the dim ages of the past warfare was the normal state of man. At first fighting was limited to the land. Then boats were invented and some predecessor of ...

Naval Personnel

By Rear Admiral F. B. Upham, U. S. Navy, Chief of Bureau of Navigation
October 1930
The night was dark. Fifteen battleships were steaming in column, at a speed of seventeen knots. The fleet was engaged in a campaign problem. The ships were completely darkened save ...

Fleets: Their Composition and Uses

By Rear Admiral J. V. Chase, U. S. Navy, Commander in Chief United States Fleet
October 1930
Types of Combatant Ships of the United States Fleet The United States Fleet has in its composition the following combatant units: battleships, aircraft carriers, light cruisers, destroyers, light mine layers, ...

Naval Contributions to Industry

By The Honorable Ernest Lee Jahncke, The Assistant Secretary of the Navy
October 1930
The relationship between our Navy and American industry is a close and intimate one. For the Navy itself is but a vast industrial establishment upon which is superimposed the purely ...

Our Navy and Our Nation

By Charles Francis Adams, Secretary of the Navy
October 1930
Our Navy is a power and an influence in our national life and character as well as an active and potential force available in the service of the executive government. ...


October 1930
The Naval Policy of the United States as Expressed in the Public Utterances of Our Presidents GEORGE WASHINGTON January 8, 1790 To be prepared for war is one of the ...

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