Proceedings Magazine - June 1932 Vol. 58/6/352


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  • Command, U. S. Navy
    By Rear Admiral J. W. Greenslade, U. S. Navy


  • Statecraft and War
    By Lieutenant Commander M. F. Talbot (S.C.), U. S. Navy


    If war belongs to policy, it will naturally take its character from policy. If the policy is grand and powerful, so will be the war, and this may be carried to...

  • It Happened in Bahia
    By Lieutenant Raymond S. Lawson, U. S. Naval Reserve

    When I was a boy, it was my pleasure and privilege to be more or less the official mascot of Post No. 400, G. A. R. This was by virtue of my father’s membership and activity in the affairs of this post. It was the only strictly naval post...

  • Estimate of Clerk's "Naval Tactics" By Contemporary Naval Leaders
    By Charles Lee Lewis

    In attempting to evaluate the contribution of John Clerk of Eldin to the science of naval tactics writers have consumed great quantities of ink—more ink, it has been jestingly declared, than the blood shed in the battles that were fought in...

  • The Influence of Sea Power on American Colonial Wars
    By Frank W. Morrell

    ALTHOUGH THE INFLUENCE of Sea power and the struggles between the nations of Europe for possession of North America has lacked emphasis in the story of the colonial period, nevertheless sea power played a very important part in the determination...

  • A New Type for the Navy
    By Lieutenant J. U. Lademan, Jr., U. S. Navy

    In the modern fleets of today there exists a type of ship which has been assigned two important, dissimilar, and conflicting battle rôles. I refer to the destroyer, whose principal functions in war time are to project torpedoes and to...

  • The Influence of History Upon Sea Power
    By Lieutenant Commander L. F. Safford, U. S. Navy

    From knowledge comes power

  • Another Star Finder and Spotter
    By E. B. Collins

    The first astronomers were the ancient shepherds who, as they tended their flocks beneath the starry canopy of heaven, naturally became interested in the orbs with which it is studded, observed their motions and gave names to those that were...

  • A Historic Parallel of Interest
    By Lieutenant (J. G.) J. F. Dahlgren, U. S. Navy

    History repeats itself. We may accept this adage without examining the many events which have proved it. The culmination of a new parallel seems to be coming in the Germany of today—so similar in many of its political developments to France...

  • Discussions

    Neutrality—Can It Be Maintained by a World Power?

    (See page 335, March, 1932 Proceedings)

  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

    From April 3 to May 3


  • Book Reviews


    By Rear Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, U. S. Navy. New York: The Naval History Society. 1931. $5.00.

    Reviewed by Rear Admiral Albert Gleaves, U. S. Navy (Retired)

  • Professional Notes
    Compiled By Members Of The Editorial Staff
  • Notes On The Geneva Conference
    By Lieutenant Commander Schuyler Mills, U. S. Navy
  • Photographs


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