Proceedings Magazine - February 1935 Vol. 61/2/384

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One of the most important contributions ever made to the naval records of our Revolutionary War was the recent discovery of six accurately executed drawings showing the ships of Count D'...



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  • D'Estaing's Fleet Revealed
    By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    One of the most important contributions ever made to the naval records of our Revolutionary War was the recent discovery of six accurately executed drawings showing the ships of Count D'Estaing in American waters during the year 1778. For...

  • Thank the Lord They’re Over!
    By Lieutenant (J.G.) E. M. Eller, U. S. Navy

    Finished professional examination in ... at 1600

    Finished day’s work at 1600 . . . Thank the Lord!

  • A Model Moroccan Operation
    By Colonel Frank E. Evans, U. S. Marine Corps

    As a model of intelligent staff plan­ning and meticulous execution, of surprise and audacity, with far-reaching results crowning the decision, the conquest of the Tafilelt stands out in the closing chapter of the French pacification of...

  • A Child's Recollections of the Potomac Flotilla
    By Captain J. M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    My childhood home was Cross Manor House, built by Sir Thomas Cornwallys, Solicitor for Lord Baltimore's Maryland Colony, on the Banks of St. Inigoes Creek, an inlet from the St. Mary’s River near its junction with the...

  • Failure at Gallipoli
    By Captain E. P. Jessop, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    A study of the writings of those who had a part in the inception and carrying out of the ill-fated Gallipoli project gives one a sense of the diffi­culty which representative governments have in carrying on a war. This consists of placing in...

  • Aerology and the Hawaiian Flight
    By Lieutenant E. W. Stephens, U. S. Navy

    The San Francisco-Honolulu flight of Patrol Squadron Ten was not a glorious adventure to break world records but was recommended by the Commander, Aircraft Base Force and the Commander in Chief, U. S. Fleet, and later approved by the chief of...

  • La Palabra Del Gringo!
    By Colonel H. C. Reisinger, U. S. Marine Corps

    Leadership of the Nicaraguan National Guard

  • Graphic Interpolation in Azimuth Tables
    By Commander Francis S. Craven, U. S. Navy
    Those who share the writer’s dislike of arithmetical interpolation in azi­muth tables should welcome the graphic method described below. Not only is it simple and free of mathematics but it is also far faster than arithmetical inter...
  • The Passing of Togo
    By Charles Lee Lewis

    On May 30, only three days after the twenty-ninth anniversary of the great naval battle which made him famous, Admiral Heihachiro Togo Passed to the abode of his ancestors. Dying at the age of eighty-six, he had been for ae past twenty years a...

  • Navy Skyhooks
    By Lieutenant H. B. Miller, 1U. S. Navy

    Many civilians have been mys­tified to discover, while watching the U.S.S. Macon soar through the air, that the group of tiny planes they saw flying around the ship only a short time before had disappeared. Even in the fleet their...

  • Discussions

    The Air Almanac

    (See page 1261, September, 1934, Proceedings)

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

    From December 3 to January 3

  • Book Reviews

    JANE’S FIGHTING SHIPS, 1934. Ed­ited by Oscar Parkes. London: Sampson

    Low, Marston & Co., Ltd. 42s.

  • Professional Notes
  • Photographs
  • Minutes of the Annual Meeting, Naval Historical Foundation, November 16, 1934

    The meeting was held at the Navy Department, Washington, D.C., and was called to order by the President, who presided.

    The minutes of the last meeting of members were read and approved.

    The reports of the Secretary, the Curator, and...


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