Edward Preble

By Fletcher Pratt
December 1933
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Decompression Of Divers

By Lieutenant (J.G.) J. K. Morrison, U. S. Navy
December 1933
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 ...

Historic Ships Of The Navy, Essex

By Robert W. Neeser
December 1933
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 ...

Quarterly Marks And Promotion Of Enlisted Men

By Lieutenant T. J. Raftery, U. S. Navy
December 1933
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. ...

The Akron Rescue

By Ensign J. A. Moffett, U. S. Naval Reserve
December 1933
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 ...

The German Oesel Expedition In 1917

By Beda von Berchem
December 1933
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 ...

Bringing The "Ducks" From Nicaragua

By Captain H. C. Major, U. S. Marine Corps
December 1933
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 ...

St. Thomas

By Lieutenant Isaiah Olch, U. S. Navy
December 1933
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 ...

Nationalism And Internationalism

By Captain A. T. Beauregard, U. S. Navy
December 1933
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, ...

A Four-Year Rule For Fleet Athletics

By Lieutenant J. E. Rucker, U. S. Navy
December 1933
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 ...

Discussions

December 1933
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Notes On International Affairs

December 1933
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Professional Notes

December 1933
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