Proceedings Magazine - April 1932 Vol. 58/4/350


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  • Annual Financial Statement
  • Time Is Life (Prize Essay, 1932)
    By Lieutenant (J.G.) Ernest M. Eller, U. S. Navy


    Time is everything; five minutes makes the difference between victory and defeat.—Nelson


  • The Problems in Navigating Small Airplanes
    By Lieutenant J. F. Gillon, U. S. Navy

    In view of the increasing number of small, scout airplanes and the evident necessity for more accurate aërial navigation, it seems opportune to explain the problems confronting the naval aviator and his efforts to navigate this type successfully...

  • Naval Uniforms—Origin and Development
    By W. N. Schoonmaker

    History does not definitely record the origin of the naval uniforms, _ but Mr. Locker, an early commissioner of the English Greenwich Hospital, is the authority for the statement that as early as 1603 King James ordered his principal masters of...

  • Mutiny—A Study
    By Fletcher Pratt

    In the “Revolutionists’ Own Cookbook,” the recipe for mutiny probably reads something like this:

    Take veteran troops; feed badly, pound thoroughly with battles until units are much reduced (or confine to garrison duty...

  • Commodore Thomas Truxtun, U. S. Navy
    By Rear Admiral S. S. Robison, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    About the end of September, 1770, a British sloop-of-war, the Favorite, 16, arrived at Portsmouth, England, from the Falkland Islands. Her captain related that in June of that year his ship and the British settlement at Port Egmont had been...

  • The Navy—A Leader in Education
    By Lieutenant Commander Terry B. Thompson, U. S. Navy

    Have we, through too close association, lost sight of the truly remarkable educational achievements of the Navy? Has familiarity made us forget that the profession of arms, travel, a sea-faring life are and always have been held to be per se a...

  • Address of President Wilson to the Officers of the Atlantic Fleet, August 11, 1917

    Admiral Mayo and Gentlemen:

  • Russia
    By Rear Admiral W. S. Crosley, U. S. Navy

    At the time I commenced writing this this article I was reading A World Can End, by Skariatina. Much of that book is a copy of the diary kept by the authoress and covers a period during which I also kept a diary, and I also was in Russia during...

  • Navy Needs—Extracts From a Speech by Congressman Vinson

    IT IS EVIDENT that a nation that requires a naval force requires one adequate to function efficiently in the hour of need. The efficiency of the Navy must not be based upon the fluctuation of the stock and commodity markets. A country does not...

  • Discussions

    Tactical Horsepower of Submarines

    (See page 1616, December, 1931, Proceedings)


    Commander H. F. D. Davis, U.S. Navy.—The Effect of fouling.—...

  • Professional Notes
    Compiled By Members Of The Editorial Staff
  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

    From February 3 to March 3


  • Book Reviews


    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 published by the Institute, and 5...

  • Notes on the Geneva Conference
    By Lieutenant Commander Schuyler Mills, U. S. Navy

    From February 15 to 24 the conference continued to hear the proposals for disarmament made by the leading delegate of each country. China requested limitation to a figure based on territory and population and asked for “moral”...

  • George Washington

    Address by His Excellency the President of Panama, DR. RICARDO J. ALFARO

    It is with a feeling of genuine satisfaction that I have attended this celebration in honor of the great...

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