The "Adams" Men-of-War

By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)
November 1932
The remarkable sponsorship of the Navy by John Adams is one of the notable phases of our early history. He was an ardent supporter of the first proposal made for ...
German Cruisers entering the Firth of Forth to Surrender in November 1918

Scapa Flow

By Beda von Berchem
November 1932
The student of naval history will doubtless ask themself the question what the Germans had actually done on 21 June 1919.

The Economy of Naval Armament

By Commander E. S. R. Brandt, U. S. Navy
November 1932
The cost of government has grown enormously throughout the world during the last fifteen years. Our own federal budget has grown from around one billion dollars to four billion dollars. ...

Lung Training at the Submarine School

By Lieutenant Harley F. Cope, U. S. Navy
November 1932
Officers and enlisted men under instruction at the Submarine Training School, New London, are given considerably more extensive training than heretofore. The losses of the S-4 and the S-51 and ...

The Mission of Naval Airships

By Lieutenant Commander T. G. W. Settle, U. S. Navy
November 1932
Very inadequate consideration, it is believed, has to date been given to the building up of a doctrine for the effective naval utilization of airships by our service. A reason ...

The Complete Recruiter

By Lieutenant Joseph C. Van Cleve, U. S. Navy
November 1932
One paragraph of your orders will inform you that you are to be an officer in charge of a recruiting station, and two whole pages of the same set of ...


By Lieutenant Commander P. A. Stevens, U. S. Navy
November 1932
We may consider that the development of a machine takes place in two major stages, viz., the experimental stage in which the adaption of a principle or theory is attempted, ...

The So-Called "Tidal Wave"

By H. A. Marmer, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
November 1932
The so-called tidal wave, which at times devastates coastal regions, is in reality a misnomer, for it is in no way related to the tide. The tide is brought about ...


November 1932
Puleston, Churchill, and the Dardanelles(See page 1577 this issue)Captain W. D. Puleston, U. S. Navy.—Before discussing De Weerd’s article, it is a genuine pleasure to note the interest he ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
November 1932
FAR EASTLytton Report Against Japan.—The 100,000-word report of the League Commission on Sino-Japanese Relations, published October 2, was unfavorable to Japan on some of the important issues, declaring the ...

Book Reviews

November 1932
ENGLISH-FRENCH NAVAL TERMS. By A. R. Bradshaw, Paymaster Lieutenant Commander Royal Navy; French Interpreter (Higher Standard). London: Williams & Norgate, Ltd. 1932. 10/6.Reviewed by Lieutenant Commander H. W. Ziroli, U. ...

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