Proceedings Magazine - January 1931 Vol. 57/1/335

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In Early warfare there was little distinction between military and naval forces. An Athenian strategos might command either on land or sea. His heavily armed hoplites might fight either in a...

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  • Naval Aircraft In Coastal Warfare
    By Commander H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy

    In Early warfare there was little distinction between military and naval forces. An Athenian strategos might command either on land or sea. His heavily armed hoplites might fight either in a densely ranked phalanx ashore or upon the decks of...

  • Computed Azimuth By The "Line Of Position Book"
    By Lieutenant Commander P. V. H. Weems, U. S. Navy

    While Rust’s Modified Azimuth Diagram affords a speedy method of surprising accuracy for finding the azimuth, some people prefer to compute the azimuth. Mr. H. H. Brown of Red Bank, New Jersey, suggested to the writer the use of Ogura...

  • Aviation Training For Midshipmen And Line Officers
    By Lieutenant Commander D. C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy

    In the spring of 1929 there was organ­ized and established a new unit in the aeronautic organization; VN Squadron 8, which was assigned to duty at the Naval Academy as a permanent and integral part of that institution....

  • On A Light Cruiser During The War
    By Captain G. Von Koblinski, German Navy (Retired)

    During the past ten years, many books have been written on the war, strategy and tactics, losses and suc­cesses, but the psychological side has very seldom been discussed. It is not generally the habit of a soldier or a sailor to write...

  • Where Do We Stand?
    By Lieutenant C. G. Moore, U. S. Navy

    In 1918 when the nation was at war the Navy’s objective, in cooperation with the American Army and the allied forces, was to prosecute the war to a suc­cessful conclusion. Solidly behind the mili­tary forces...

  • Tenders To Monarchs
    By Chief Boatswain John D. Thompson, U. S. Navy

    The battleship, cruiser, destroyer, and submarine, lordly monarchs of the seas, receive much attention. Their doings are chronicled from day to day in terms worthy of their exalted status as guardians of the nation. Of the...

  • Some Notes On Ship Administration
    By Commander Claude B. Mayo, U. S. Navy

    Some time ago the writer completed a cruise of over thirty months as execu­tive officer of a battleship. For the first year of this tour of duty the ship was in process of modernization in a navy yard un­der the most adverse weather...

  • "As Before Except". The "Oregon" Steams 15,770 Miles To Battle
    By Lieutenant Commander H. A. Gosnell, U. S. Naval Reserve

    There need be no fear that the fa­mous run of the Oregon will be for­gotten soon. It was an outstanding performance in naval engineering, unequaled before or since by ships of her type. Na­tions are no longer...

  • Communication Organization
    By John Robert Johnson, C.R.M., U. S. Naval Reserve

    The Navy has two "weapons” that are very closely allied: communications and transportation. In communica­tions the radio service is the most important, as well as the most rapid. In transporta­tion, the air service...

  • American Foreign Trade and the American Merchant Marine
    By Commander F. J. Cleary, U. S. Navy

    With a definite tonnage limitation established for all classes of naval ships by the terms of the London Naval Treaty of 1930, the national merchant marine assumes a still greater relative importance.

    One of the three important elements...

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  • 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

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  • Notes On International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

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