Beyond the Naval Treaties (Prize Essay, 1935)

By Lieutenant Commander Melvin F. Talbot (S.C.) U. S. Navy
April 1935
“A nation should have the army of its policy and the policy of its army.’’-Cordonneer With Japan’s denunciation of the Washington treaty, that agreement and the succeeding London treaty will ...

Book Reviews

April 1935
BOOK DEPARTMENT Members of the Institute may save money by ordering books through its Book Department, which will supply any obtainable book. A discount of 10 per cent is allowed ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
April 1935
From February 3 to March 3 EUROPEAN STABILIZATION SCHEMES Reich Ponders Anglo-French Bid.— Briefly stated, Great Britain and France, supported by Italy and the Soviet Re­public, offered to Germany a ...


April 1935
Longitude by “H. O. 211” (See page 499, this issue) Commander J. B. Oldendorf, U. S. Navy.—Personally, I was very glad to see Mr. Hinkel's article on working the time ...

Documents on Naval War with France

By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)
April 1935
President Roosevelt has character­ized as “peculiarly” his “own child” the project for the publication of early naval historical documents selected from the Navy Department archives, sup­plemented from numerous governmental and ...

The Terrestrial Triangle

By Lieutenant Commander P. V. H. Weems, U. S. Navy (Retired)
April 1935
Position finding by applied astronomy has for generations given a close connection between theoretical astronomy and practical navigation. This was especially true in the past when navigators wrestled with lunar ...

Lest the Essence Be Lost

By Lieutenant Commander H. C. Fischer (C.E.C.), U. S. Navy
April 1935
During the past ten years or more there has been a much discussed demand for greater breadth of training at engineering schools. At the Naval Academy also there has been ...


By Lieutenant William N. Thornton, U. S. Navy
April 1935
Loyalty is the soul of character, the essence of spirit, the secret of achievement, and the elixir from which success and happiness are brewed. One may be loyal to country, ...

Two Old Sights Rejuvenated

By Lieutenant Commander W. A. Mason, U. S. Navy
April 1935
Every navigator has, at various times, been confronted with the situation where a badly needed observation of the sun or other body was rendered temporarily impossible due to an obscured ...

The Crossing Situation

By Lieutenant Raymond F. Farwell, U. S. Naval Reserve Assistant Professor of Transportation in the University of Washington
April 1935
There is no other approach of vessels at sea or in inland waters so trying to the souls of seamen as that of two vessels on a near-collision course in ...

The Service Schoolmaster

By Captain M. E. Barker, C.W.S., U. S. Army
April 1935
No matter what the popular con­ception may be concerning the duties of an army or navy officer, he is first, last, and always a schoolmaster. He may be called upon ...

Longitude by "H.O. 211"

By Hulbert Hinkel, Jr.
April 1935
For the past week the writer has been casting disparaging glances upon a little red book (Martelli’s tables) on his desk. Not trusting the tables because of the artifices employed ...

A Day in Hawaii

By Lieutenant Commander J. H. Skillman (S.C.), U. S. Navy
April 1935
It is paradoxical that fair Hawaii, where, it is said, lies the solution to happiness and peace of mind, should have been the scene of an incident presag­ing a break ...

A Handy Aid to the Navigator

By Commander Jules James, U. S. Navy
April 1935
Figure 1 shows a logarithmic scale which is printed on the bottom of Mooring and Maneuvering Board No. 2665. Its use in converting miles into minutes and vice versa is ...

Bill Nye Sees the Navy

April 1935
Editor’s Note .—This article was written by Edgar Wilson Nye in 1888. It is taken from a small volume of his works entitled Bill Nye's Sparks , published by F. ...

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