Covered Wagons of the Sea

H. B. Miller
November 1931
In the early days of aviation, the application of the airplane to land warfare was readily apparent. Landing fields could be made available at any desired point. The navies of ...

Victuals, Vitamins, And Victory

By Lieutenant J. H. Skillman (S.C.), U. S. Navy
November 1931
There be two things necessary in wars, tactics and cooking. Now the first of these comes in use when the captains speak of their achievements and the historians write of ...

Book Reviews

November 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
November 1931
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Professional Notes

Compiled By Members Of The Editorial Staff
November 1931
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Discussions

November 1931
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Weir's Azimuth Diagram

By Lieutenant W. L. Maxson, U. S. Navy
November 1931
In these days of shortened and ab­breviated navigation, it is perhaps well to remember that we still have with us our old friend, Captain Weir’s Azimuth Dia­gram. There can be ...

Diesel-Electric Installation For Auxiliaries

By Lieutenant Howard E. Orem, U. S. Navy
November 1931
It is not the purpose of this article to delve deeply into the debatable subject of Diesel-electric drive for auxiliary ma­chinery on battleships. However an attempt will be made to ...

Naval Reserve Cruising

By Lieutenant Commander F. S. M. Harris, U. S. Naval Reserve
November 1931
The regular Navy doubtless feels that, like the poor, it ever has the reserve with it. In this truth, doubly true in time of national emergency, we find ex­tenuation for ...

The Metamorphosis Of The "Merrimac"

By Rear Admiral Elliot Snow (C.C.), U. S. Navy (Retired)
November 1931
Behold the fate of sublunary things She armor wears, who once outspread her wings! Before proceeding with the theme of this article, it would be well, perhaps, to apologize to ...

Covered Wagons Of The Sea

By Lieutenant (J.G) H. B. Miller, U. S. Navy
November 1931
In the early days of aviation, the ap­plication of the airplane to land war­fare was readily apparent. Landing fields could be made available at any de­sired point. The navies of ...

Creating A Horizon

By Lieutenant Commander J. Y. Dreisonstok, U. S. Navy
November 1931
THE modern navigator is so indoctrinated with the use of the sea horizon, that it becomes difficult to persuade him that there are other methods of bringing down a heavenly ...

Bombing Versus Torpedo Planes

By Lieutenant Logan C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy
November 1931
If the average air-minded civilian is asked to define his conception of the manner in which aircraft may accom­plish the destruction of naval surface craft his answer will undoubtedly be, ...

The Navy's Support Of Foreign Policy

By Lieutenant H. A. Rochester, U. S. Navy
November 1931
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Why They Roll

By Lieutenant M. E. Serat (C.C.), U. S. Navy
November 1931
In ancient times there were three principal things beyond human compre­hension: the way of a bird in the air, the way of a ship on the sea, and the way ...

A Forgotten Commodore—Thomas Macdonough

By Rear Admiral Livingston Hunt (S.C.) U. S. Navy (Retired)
November 1931
Macdonough was a simple, unpretentious man, modest and self-effacing, and it may be for these reasons that he has never come into his own with the American people. "Who was ...

Typhoons And Sycee

By Commander Roy C. Smith, Jr., U. S. Navy
November 1931
In Early September, 1925, the U.S.S. Noa was on patrol duty at Shanghai. It is not customary at home to use destroyers for such duty, but on the Asiatic Station ...

Personnel Efficiency

By Lieutenant A. E. Becker, Jr., U. S. Navy
November 1931
The ultimate aim of every fighting | organization is to win battles. Mil­lions in dollars and thousands of hours of effort are devoted to preparing a modern fighting machine for ...

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