Proceedings Magazine - August 1934 Vol. 60/8/378

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Editor’s Note.—This article was submitted in the Prize-Essay Contest, 1934.

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  • Leadership
    By Rear Admiral W. V. Pratt, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    Editor’s Note.—This article was submitted in the Prize-Essay Contest, 1934.

    Live and Grow

  • Voyage of the Sacramento
    By Walter MacArthur

    The difficulty encountered by the United States in preventing violation of neutrality during the early stages of the World War is well illustrated by the action of pro-German interests in San Francisco. With the aid of certain American citizens a...

  • What Price Victory?
    By Lieutenant Commander L. P. Lovette, U. S. Navy

    Justice without might is impotent. Might without justice is tyranny. Justice without might is Unavailing for the wicked are ever with us. Might without justice stands condemned. We must therefore mate justice with might, and to that end we...

  • The History of the International Code
    By Commander Hilary P. Mead, Royal Navy (Retired)

    Recent inquiries received from the United States as to various details of the International Code of Signals have encouraged the writer to think that some account of its history may be of general interest.

  • Great Sea Waves
    By Lieutenant Commander R. P. Whitemarsh, U. S. Navy

    The fascinating study of sea conditions, in great vogue over fifty years ago, has, with the advent of steam and its detracting activities, come into a measure of neglect. It is significant that authorities of today in their treatment of the sea...

  • The Slide Rule in Navigation
    By Mr. H. T. Van Patten

    Examination of a 10-inch slide rule shows that the sine scale is graduated to at least single degrees up to 70, for every 2° from 70 to 80, and ungraduated from 80 to 90. The tangent scale, however, in the most crowded part, at 45, is...

  • Station Keeping
    By Captain Russell Willson, U. S. Navy

    Station keeping in a column formation is almost entirely a question of speed adjustment and of having the “feel of the ship,” as changes in actual speed lag behind the changes in revolutions ordered from the bridge. On the other hand...

  • Seismology and the Navy
    By Commander Richard H. Knight, U. S. Navy

    The recent earthquakes at Santiago de Cuba and at Long Beach convey a salutary warning to the Navy, the significance of which should not be obscured by the good fortune which attended important elements of the United States Fleet upon each of...

  • Communications for Italian Transatlantic Flight
    By Lieutenant Commander Ellery W. Stone, U. S. Naval Reserve

    On July 1,1933, a squadron of 25 large Italian military seaplanes of the Royal Italian Air Force under the command of General Italo Balbo, Air Minister,1 took off from their base at Orbetello, Italy, on a transatlantic flight which was...

  • Discussions

    Seismology and the Navy

    (See page 1110 this issue)

    Rear Admiral W. R. Gherardi, U. S. Navy, Hydrographer of the Navy.—The writer has presented in a clear and largely non-technical...

  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

    From June 3 to July 3


  • Book Reviews

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  • Professional Notes
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