The Exercise of Command Afloat

By Captain C. S. Freeman, U. S. Navy
September 1930
My son Hannibal will be a great general, because of all my soldiers he best knows how to obey.—Hamilcar.Source Material and FundamentalsIN SEEKING material for a discussion of command, one ...


By Lieutenant Commander Forrest Sherman, U. S. Navy
September 1930
The single-seater fighting plane has, on account of its speed, high rate of climb and power of maneuver, been commonly accepted as the most efficient fighting weapon which has yet ...

Book Reviews

September 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
September 1930
From July 4 to August 3 RATIFICATION OF NAVAL TREATYSenate Approves London Treaty.— The United States Senate ratified the London Naval Treaty on July 21 by a vote of fifty-eight ...

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
September 1930


September 1930
Possibilities of the Diesel-Engined 10,000-Ton Cruiser (See page 505, June, 1930, Proceedings)Captain H. C. Dinger, U. S. Navy (Retired).—The article is an endeavor to indicate the effect of putting Diesel ...

An Episode

By Lieutenant Commander E. W. Hanson, U. S. Navy
September 1930
The exploits of the Confederate cruisers during the Civil War and their effect on the operations of the Federal Navy are well known to students of naval history. Many episodes ...

Should the Government of Samoa Be Changed?

By Lieutenant Commander Stewart F. Bryant, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1930
Introduction The Seventieth Congress has recently taken up a colonial problem of particular interest and importance. It concerns the advisability of placing all colonial matters under the administrative supervision and ...

Organization of the U. S. Fleet

By Commander E. G. Allen, U. S. Navy
September 1930
DURING the last two or three years a movement has been on foot to return to the type force organization of the fleet that existed before the World War. At ...

The New Competition

By Lieutenant (J.G.) Thomas J. Casey, U. S. Navy
September 1930
CONFERENCES may dictate policies and may clear the air of international doubt and suspicions, but they can never change human nature to such an extent that there will be no ...

Navigating the Inland Waterways to Alaska

By Lieutenant Thomas Macklin, U. S. Navy
September 1930
The writer, in command of the aircraft tender Gannet, was attached to the Alaskan Aerial Survey Detachment. The expedition, under command of Lieutenant Commander A. W. Radford, U. S. Navy, ...

How Peace?

By Lieutenant Commander T. L. Gatch, U. S. Navy
September 1930
When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace.—Luke xi: 21.RUSKIN said that if each shot fired in war broke a teacup in ...

Historic Cavite Navy Yard

By Lieutenant Harley F. Cope, U. S. Navy
September 1930
The average naval officer regards the navy yard at Cavite as merely a place to which he is required to go every year to have his ship overhauled; and he ...

Concerning the Piezo-Electric Effect

By Professor William H. Crew, Department of Physics, New York University
September 1930
Time glides with undiscover’d haste, The future but a length behind the past.—DrydenTime is a curious, droll fellow, unwilling to be hastened or retarded in his steady tread through the ...

Merchant Marine Reserve vs. The U. S. Fleet Reserve

By Lieutenant Commander Julius Katterfield, U. S. Naval Reserve
September 1930
The World War demonstrated the absolute necessity of having available a body of trained men to augment the fleet personnel in a national emergency.The reserves available in 1917 consisted of ...

The Government of Japan

By Lieutenant Commander Ralph S. Wentworth, U. S. Navy
September 1930
The story of the government of Japan is of interest and of importance to every United States naval officer. When it is realized that the Kuriles are but a short ...

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