War

By Major General John A. Lejeune, U. S. Marine Corps (Retired)
December 1931
Paper read before the Fortnightly Club, Lexington, VirginiaI realize that the subject I have selected is altogether too vast to be treated fully in a brief article or for ...

Sea Scouts

By Commodore E. S. Clark, Jr., Sea Scouts
December 1931
IT IS surprising to find the number of men in the naval and coast guard services who know little or nothing of the sea scouts. This organization was established some ...

Book Reviews

December 1931
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
December 1931
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Professional Notes

Compiled By Members Of The Editorial Staff
December 1931
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Discussions

December 1931
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What's Wrong With Athletics In The Fleet?

By Lieutenant Commander G. L. Woodruff, U. S. Navy
December 1931
In the course of a discussion, which is part of the assignment work at the Postgraduate School, several student officers expressed opinions concerning the state of athletics in the fleet. ...

The Relation Of Wave To Wind

By H. A. Marmer, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
December 1931
The action of the wind on the waters of the sea gives rise to problems which interest alike the physicist, the mathematician, the oceanographer, and the practical navigator. And these ...

Limitation, Pure And Applied

By Commander Thomas D. Parker, U. S. Navy (Retired)
December 1931
The subject of this paper is naval limi­tation, past, present, and future, in theory and in practice. Admittedly, this subject is not new; but it is of para­mount importance. Old ...

Explosives

By Lieutenant Elliott B. Straus, U. S. Navy
December 1931
A modern navy has for its sole pur­pose the placing of explosives where they may most harm an enemy. The elaborate organization of tactics, gunnery, engineering, communications, and supply have ...

For The Honor Of The Flag

By Rear Admiral Elliot Snow (C.C.), U. S. Navy (Retired)
December 1931
Not long ago a lot of old, but well written, manuscripts called “Rem­iniscences of the Old Navy” came into my possession. Of these narratives, one called “Maintaining the Honor of ...

Merchant Marine Officer Training

By Lieutenant Commander F. E. Cross, U. S. Naval Reserve
December 1931
THE first of the new merchant ships now being built under the liberal provisions of the Merchant Marine Act of 1928, providing for an award of ocean mail contracts to ...

Deck Officer Training For The Merchant Marine

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas W. Sheridan, U. S. Naval Reserve
December 1931
That’s the way! -- ay bane vant a yob.” Two husky young Americans were practicing “Scandahovian” as ‘she vos spoke” so that they could get a “yob” on an American ...

The Fisher-Beresford Controversy

By H. A. De Weerd, Denison University
December 1931
From family to empire no association of human beings can dispense with discipline.—Sir Ian Hamilton.THE controversy between Lord John Fisher and Lord Charles Beresford occupies an important place in ...

The Occupation Of A Haitian Town

By Colonel Frederic May Wise, U. S. Marine Corps (Retired)
December 1931
Occupation of foreign towns and control of the civilian population fre­quently cause difficult situations where any failure of discipline by one man of the command may start a row. Lack ...

Tactical Horsepower Of Submarines

By Lieutenant W. J. Holmes, U. S. Navy
December 1931
The term “tactical horsepower” is de­fined as the horsepower available for propulsion. On submarines with direct connected engines it is less than the rated horsepower, except for very short intervals ...

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