Naval Views Of The Yorktown Campaign

By Commander A. H. Miles, U. S. Navy
October 1931
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. ...

Industrial Accident Prevention

By Lieutenant Irving B. McDaniel (C.C.), U. S. Navy
October 1931
... 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 ...

The Sequence That Led To Yorktown

By Captain Thomas G. Frothingham, U.S.R.
October 1931
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 Speed Of Cruisers

By C. Rougeron, Ingenieur en Chef du Celtic, Maritime
October 1931
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 ...

Pluto

By Lieutenant Commander Walter M. Wynne, U. S. Navy
October 1931
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 ...

The Story of Old Ironsides

By John Brainard MacHarg, Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin
October 1931
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 ...

Prominent Astronomical Discoveries

By Lieutenant Commander C. G. Richardson, U. S. Navy
October 1931
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 ...

More Education For The Naval Officer

By Lieutenant (J.G.) Frederick J. Nelson, U. S. Navy
October 1931
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 ...

The Secant—Cosecant Method

By Lieutenant Arthur A. Ageton, U. S. Navy
October 1931
FOR DETERMINING THE ALTITUDE AND AZIMUTH OF A HEAVENLY BODY *See Secretary’s Notes, page 1450, and “Another Navigation Method," page 1386. AS THERE are usually two schools of thought on ...

Another Navigation Method

By Lieutenant Commander T. L. Gatch, U. S. Navy
October 1931
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Discussions

October 1931
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Notes On International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
October 1931
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Book Reviews

October 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 ...

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