Lo! The Poor Janitor

By Commander Mahlon S. Tisdale, U. S. Navy
February 1933
“Well, old man, it cost me four thousand dollars to educate you and that was twenty-four years ago. Now you’re nothing but a—janitor.”It was my father speaking. Time, the winter ...

The Navy: Its Contact With Congress

By Lieutenant Commander Carl H. Schmidt, U. S. Naval Reserve
February 1933
The Constitution charges the Congress to provide and maintain a navy, consequently at least once each year the Navy must “sell” itself to the Congress of the United States on ...

Professional Notes

February 1933
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Book Reviews

February 1933
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Notes On International Affairs

February 1933
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Discussions

February 1933
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The Rapid Communication Systems Of The World

By Captain S. C. Hooper, U. S. Navy
February 1933
World rapid communications nat­urally separate themselves into four divisions: local, long distance, broadcast, and mobile. Local re­stricts the area of communications to the limits of one city or town, or ...

Technique Of Organization

By Lieutenant Commander Ronald T. Strong, U. S. Naval Reserve
February 1933
Boiled down to its ultimate essen­tials, the fighting ship of the navy is a factory for the production of only one thing, namely, explosive projectiles bursting on the enemies’ ship. ...

Panama La Vieja

By Chief Boatswain John D. Thompson, U. S. Navy
February 1933
During annual maneuvers practically the entire naval personnel visits the Isthmus of Panama and the Canal Zone. Many go ashore and explore the city of Panama to find much that ...

The Bank

By Commander Frank Luckel, U. S. Navy
February 1933
Probably most naval officers have a vague realization that a considerable portion of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States is fringed by offshore bars. Mariners wisely give ...

A Hurricane In Puerto Rico

By Lieutenant Commander O. H. Holtmann, U. S. Navy
February 1933
Destructive hurricanes are not com­mon in Puerto Rico. True, three have occurred in the past four years, two of these being classed as major disasters, the one of September 13, ...

Ballasting A Navy Tanker

By Lieutenant Commander Ross P. Whitemarsh, U. S. Navy
February 1933
There is a happy balance between the tanker which wallows home with ten thousand tons excess ballast and the one which pounds its way through a heavy sea to the ...

Aid To The O. O. D.

By Lieutenant W. J. Russell, U. S. Navy
February 1933
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In The Wake Of War

By Lieutenant Commander Melvin F. Talbot (S.C.), U. S. Navy
February 1933
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