Proceedings Magazine - December 1933 Vol. 59/12/370

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  • Edward Preble
    By Fletcher Pratt

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  • Naval Ratios And Neutrality
    By Commander E. S. R. Brandt, U. S. Navy
  • Decompression Of Divers
    By Lieutenant (J.G.) J. K. Morrison, U. S. Navy

    The deep sea diver’s greatest enemy is pressure. For every foot he de­scends into the water there is an in­crease in pressure of .445 lb. per sq. in. If he makes a dive of 300 ft., the greatest depth to which U. S. Navy...

  • Historic Ships Of The Navy, Essex
    By Robert W. Neeser

    The first Essex was a 32-gun sailing frig­ate built by private subscription on the credit of the United States under the terms of the act of June 30, 1798. Her keel was laid at Salem, Massachusetts, on April 13, 1799, and...

  • Quarterly Marks And Promotion Of Enlisted Men
    By Lieutenant T. J. Raftery, U. S. Navy

    There has been considerable discus­sion concerning the merit or lack of merit of the present system of the promotion of enlisted men. It is an im­portant question worthy of consideration. At present so many good...

  • The Akron Rescue
    By Ensign J. A. Moffett, U. S. Naval Reserve

    The events in the early morning hours of April 4, 1933, off Barnegat Lightship, involving the most seri­ous catastrophe in the history of airship operation, are now a matter of official record. That this record has been made available...

  • The German Oesel Expedition In 1917
    By Beda von Berchem

    On September 19, 1917, the admiral commanding the Baltic forces of the Imperial German Navy re­ceived the following order:

    For the purpose of gaining supremacy in the Gulf of Riga and...

  • Bringing The "Ducks" From Nicaragua
    By Captain H. C. Major, U. S. Marine Corps

    When the word was passed that tactical flying in Nicaragua would officially end on December 15, 1932, the pilots and mechanics, many of whom had served there for over a year and a half, felt that the end was definitely in sight and that the...

  • The Current Quarterly Allotment
    By Lieutenant Commander A. H. Bateman, U. S. Navy
  • St. Thomas
    By Lieutenant Isaiah Olch, U. S. Navy

    During the past several months the Proceedings, as well as other newspapers and magazines, have called attention to the present status of the Virgin Islands with regard to economic and legislative conditions. Interest in these islands...

  • Nationalism And Internationalism
    By Captain A. T. Beauregard, U. S. Navy

    IN the early stages of the world’s civil­ization, people were grouped into tribes which later became organized into kingdoms. These kingdoms were relatively few in number and were widely separated, if not...

  • A Four-Year Rule For Fleet Athletics
    By Lieutenant J. E. Rucker, U. S. Navy

    IN suggesting a change for the im­provement of athletics in the fleet it is not implied that there is at present any grave mistake in their administration or conduct. Nor is the change to be one affecting either quantity or quality. It...

  • Discussions

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  • Notes On International Affairs

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  • Professional Notes

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