By Rear Admiral W. V. Pratt, U. S. Navy (Retired)
August 1934
Editor’s Note.—This article was submitted in the Prize-Essay Contest, 1934.Live and GrowIntroduction.—The greatest problem facing the naval officer, if he purposes to flake the service a career ...

Voyage of the Sacramento

By Walter MacArthur
August 1934
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 ...

What Price Victory?

By Lieutenant Commander L. P. Lovette, U. S. Navy
August 1934
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 ...

The History of the International Code

By Commander Hilary P. Mead, Royal Navy (Retired)
August 1934
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 ...

Great Sea Waves

By Lieutenant Commander R. P. Whitemarsh, U. S. Navy
August 1934
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 ...

The Slide Rule in Navigation

By Mr. H. T. Van Patten
August 1934
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 ...

Station Keeping

By Captain Russell Willson, U. S. Navy
August 1934
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 ...

Seismology and the Navy

By Commander Richard H. Knight, U. S. Navy
August 1934
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 ...

Communications for Italian Transatlantic Flight

By Lieutenant Commander Ellery W. Stone, U. S. Naval Reserve
August 1934
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 ...


August 1934
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 manner ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
August 1934
From June 3 to July 3ARMS PROBLEMSAdmiral Pratt on Naval Parleys.—Of chief interest in the July number of the quarterly Foreign Affairs is the leading article by Rear Admiral William ...

Book Reviews

August 1934
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