Proceedings Magazine - October 1931 Vol. 57/10/344

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For a period of four days, October 16 to 19 of this year, the eyes of the coun­try will be focused on the ancient little village of Yorktown, in Virginia. The oc­casion will be the...

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  • Naval Views Of The Yorktown Campaign
    By Commander A. H. Miles, U. S. Navy

    For a period of four days, October 16 to 19 of this year, the eyes of the coun­try will be focused on the ancient little village of Yorktown, in Virginia. The oc­casion will be the National Sesquicentennial Celebration or 150th...

  • Industrial Accident Prevention
    By Lieutenant Irving B. McDaniel (C.C.), U. S. Navy

    ... its gravity is best indicated by the fact that 200,000 more persons were compensated for industrial accidents in the five years following the war than were wounded in the previous five years of war. British...

  • The Sequence That Led To Yorktown
    By Captain Thomas G. Frothingham, U.S.R.

    The development of the strange mili­tary situation in the revolting colonies, which led to the siege of Yorktown, has not been set forth clearly in histories of the American Revolution. The accounts of Revolutionary campaigns and...

  • The Speed Of Cruisers
    By C. Rougeron, Ingenieur en Chef du Celtic, Maritime

    General.—The effort has often been made to determine, with more or less precision, the most suitable speed for the battleship; it is not so easy to arrive at a decision on this same characteristic for the crusier. Battleships have...

  • Pluto
    By Lieutenant Commander Walter M. Wynne, U. S. Navy

    On the night of January 21, 1930, Clyde W. Tombaugh, a laboratory as­sistant at Lowell Observatory, Flag­staff, Arizona, found what seemed to be a “planetary object” on a photographic plate he had just developed. He...

  • The Story of Old Ironsides
    By John Brainard MacHarg, Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin

    The thrill of swift flying, the tang of the salt sea and sparkling spray, the glory of accomplishment, that is the story of Old Ironsides.

    First things first was the actuating motive of the builders of our ship of state, and a navy was...

  • Prominent Astronomical Discoveries
    By Lieutenant Commander C. G. Richardson, U. S. Navy

    That earliest cultivated and most pro­found science, astronomy, has been augmented by discoveries from the most ancient times to the present, and it is quite probable that revelations of the future will far surpass all knowledge of the heav...

  • More Education For The Naval Officer
    By Lieutenant (J.G.) Frederick J. Nelson, U. S. Navy

    It is a generally admitted fact that in­struction given to midshipmen at the Naval Academy is almost entirely tech­nical. In order to give the future naval offi­cer that specialized training in scientific sub­jects which is...

  • The Secant—Cosecant Method
    By Lieutenant Arthur A. Ageton, U. S. Navy

    FOR DETERMINING THE ALTITUDE AND AZIMUTH OF A HEAVENLY BODY

    *See Secretary’s Notes, page 1450, and “Another Navigation Method," page 1386.

  • Another Navigation Method
    By Lieutenant Commander T. L. Gatch, U. S. Navy

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  • Discussions

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

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  • Book Reviews

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