Proceedings Magazine - June 1933 Vol. 59/6/364

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There is much similarity between a well-designed man-of-war and a well-led group of fighting men. In each case there is one prime consideration—military efficiency.

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  • The Leadership Of Nelson
    By Lieutenant (J.G.) Arnold Kline, U. S. Navy

    There is much similarity between a well-designed man-of-war and a well-led group of fighting men. In each case there is one prime consideration—military efficiency.

  • Standardization In Advancement Of Petty Officers
    By Lieutenant Frank V. Rigler, U. S. Navy

    Advancement for the enlisted personnel of our navy is carried out on a competitive basis. It is logical that such a system of promotion, if truly competitive, promotes efficiency in the naval organization by insuring that the various petty...

  • Some Notes On The Distribution Of Officers
    By Lieutenant Thomas H. Robbins, Jr., U. S. Navy

    The attached table has been arranged to show the distribution of the commissioned personnel of the navy, exclusive of chief warrant officers. The first column of figures is for the whole navy; successive columns give the breakdown of...

  • An Ounce Of Prevention, Or The Art Of Bilge Diving
    By Captain C. W. Fisher (C.C.), U. S. Navy

    The last annual report of the Secre­tary of the Navy, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, reveals the fact that the United States Navy has dropped to third place among the navies of the world. Many of our ships are old....

  • The German Navy
    By Captain G. von Koblinski, German Navy (Retired)

    Among the many proposals for naval disarmament from the nations of the world there has been at least one suggestion that Germany’s navy, as limited by the Versailles Treaty, be taken as a standard. Because of this, and the approaching...

  • The Navy At Newport
    By Maud Howe Elliott
  • Fort Severn: The Battery At Windmill Point
    By Ruby R. Duval
  • Naval Aviation Insignia
    By Joy Bright Hancock

                Naval aviation insignia may have a background of heraldry although a knowledge of this subject most certainly is not necessary in order to appreciate and understand the...

  • A Perfect Day
    By Lieutenant Raymond S. Lawson, U. S. Naval Reserve

    Prelude.—It was a hot day. If there was any doubt in your mind as to the temperature, just ask one of the cooks dashing madly around in the galley preparing food for a thousand men, and they would inform you, in no uncertain terms, that...

  • The Future Of Blockade
    By Fletcher Pratt

    The blockading fleet need not be in sight, nor in a position known to the shore.—Mahan

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