Aviation and the Navy Building Program

By Rear Admiral W. A. Moffett, U. S. Navy
March 1931
EDITOR'S NOTE: Address delivered before the Women's Patriotic Conference on National Defense, Washington, D.C., January 30, 1931.It is a great honor to address this distinguished gathering of women, meeting in ...

Those That Are Carried In The Tops Of Ships

By Helene Philibert
March 1931
ADMIRAL: Let me hear somewhat from you about the Ceremonial Cus­tom and use of carrying out of Flags.”‘‘Captain: Flags, my Lord, to speak properly, are only those which are carried ...

Book Reviews

March 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
March 1931
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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
March 1931
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Discussions

March 1931
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Distribution Of Shots Within A Salvo

By Lieutenant Commander Leighton Wood, U. S. Navy
March 1931
In the January, 1929, issue of the Pro­ceedings, Commander G. L. Schuyler, U. S. Navy, published an article on the “Distribution of Shots in Long-Range Sal­vos” in which he brought ...

Cruiser Quotas At The 1935 Conference

By Lieutenant Franklin G. Percival, U. S. Navy (Retired)
March 1931
Our delegation at the Geneva confer­ence and again at the London con­ference was severely handicapped by our failure to build cruisers up to the 5-5-3 ratio before attempting to negotiate ...

The Fleet and the Marines

By Lieutenant Commander E. W. Broadbent, U. S. Navy
March 1931
Two armies! One under the War Department, the other under the Navy Department. One, the United States Army, the other the United States Marine Corps. The former numbers about 130,000, ...

The Cable Cutters Of Cienfuegos

By Carlos C. Hanki
March 1931
THE blockade of the entire Cuban coast line by the United States naval forces during the Spanish-American War had become virtually effective by the first of May, 1898, and the ...

The Battle Of New Orleans

By the Honorable Ernest Lee Jahncke
March 1931
It is natural we all take satisfaction in projecting from the traces of the past the lines of the future, in order that we may derive from history its lessons ...

Our Petty Officers

By Commander John W. W. Cumming, U. S. Navy
March 1931
COMPARATIVELY recently there have been issued instructions and requirements necessary in order to have placed upon the eligibility list in the Bureau of Navigation the names of enlisted men for ...

Some Historical Facts On Diving

By Lieutenant Henry Hartley, U. S. Navy
March 1931
It is rash to say that anything is im­possible, but physical and physiological knowledge alike point to the impossi­bility of man ever being able to descend to the floor of ...

A Standardized Navigator's Workbook

By Lieutenant William A. Mason, U. S. Navy
March 1931
The Navy Regulations, article 1015, re­quire that the navigator shall keep a book in which shall appear all original observations and computations, made for the purpose of navigating the ship, ...

Water-Tightness

By H. W. Pierce, Former Lieutenant (C.C.), U. S. Navy
March 1931
From the time the first rude boat was fashioned from a log, this being the first great step from the raft type where buoyancy was obtained by the use of ...

General Description Of The Industrial Accounting System

By Captain William S. Zane (S.C.), U. S. Navy
March 1931
The accounting system prescribed for industrial navy yards embraces two phases; appropriation accounting or the determination of appropriation costs, and cost accounting or the determination of industrial or an approximation ...

The Navy's Sulphuric Acid Plant

By H. M. Coster, Superintendent Acid Plants, Naval Powder Factory
March 1931
This plant is a part of the Naval Powder Factory located at Indian Head, Maryland. It was built in 1918 by the du Pont Company at a cost of about ...

A Study Of The International Petroleum Situation

By Lieutenant J. H. Skillman (S.C.), U. S. Navy
March 1931
IThe international aspects of the pe­troleum industry are not analogous to those of other major industries whose interests in foreign affairs are confined to the development or expansion of their ...

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