Proceedings Magazine - May 1936 Vol. 62/5/399

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"It is intelligence and not sentiment that will give us world peace."1



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  • Pressures Against Peace (First Honorable Mention, 1936)
    By Lieutenant Commander Ronald T. Strong, U. S. Naval Reserve

    "It is intelligence and not sentiment that will give us world peace."1

  • Facing the Issue - Selection
    By Commander R. O. Davis, U. S. Navy

    "We are in the world like men playing at tables, the chance is not in our own power, but to play it is."—Jeremy Taylor

    Much has been written, and much more spoken, about the faults and virtues of the present...

  • Selection for Promotion
    By Commander J. W. Reeves, Jr., U. S. Navy

    A RETURN to the principle of promotion by seniority could hardly be favored by anyone who saw and remembers its effects in the years before the plucking board. Nor, it seems to me, could it be favored by anyone else except on the...

  • What's the Score?
    By Lieutenant G. M. Dusinberre, U. S. Navy

    And Other Random Notes

    AN ESSENTIAL feature of the selection system of promotion is the idea of -L X- competition. It is intended that officers should vie with one another in advancing the good of...

  • A Memorial to Whaling
    By Commodore E. S. Clark, Jr., Sea Scouts

    They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters: These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.” Psalms, cvii, 23-24.

  • The Continental Gondola Philadelphia
    By L. F. Hagglund

    It is July, 1776. Two men are walking along a hillside on the edge of Skenesboro. They pause to examine a grove of trees. In it the one man sees a certain number of oak trees. The other man visions a Continental war vessel.


  • Impressions of Duty with the CCC
    By Ensign Raymond John Toner, U. S. Naval Reserve

    ENSIGN JOE GISH reports his presence, sir, for active duty with the CCC.” Thus, a few months ago, the first contingent of the Naval Reserve reported to the adjutants of various Army posts throughout the country.

  • H. O. 9
    By Boatswain H. V. Hopkins, U. S. Coast Guard

    H. O. 9 means Bowditch, a book of nautical tables and information, but in recent years it has been heard of less and less. This shouldn’t be, for in the adoption of short methods first principles are being ignored.

  • A New Type of Scout
    By Lieutenant (j.g.) R. P. Beebe, U. S. Navy

    NO ONE WILL deny that the ocean is a pretty big place, particularly when we are looking for small objects on its surface. Scouting is a difficult job at best and when the areas to be searched are large the number of ships required...

  • Jutland from S.M.S. B110
    By Karl Rheydt

    “Denn wir fahren,

    denn wir fahren,

    denn wir fahren gegen Engel-land."

  • What Is the Naval R.O.T.C.?
    By Robert D. Heinl, Jr., N.R.O.T.C., Yale University

    Last summer, I performed training duty which took me around from the lonely east to the west coast and to the fleet. In the course of my cruise, I met all sorts and conditions of naval personnel. I made every effort to visit and...

  • Discussions

    Co-operative Housing

    (See page 357, March, 1936, Proceedings)

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



  • Book Reviews


    Members of the Institute, both regular and associate, may save money by ordering books through its Book Department, which will supply any obtainable book. A discount of 10 per cent is allowed on...

  • Professional Notes


    Navy Bill Reported

    Star, Washington, April 30.—A record peace-time naval appropriations bill providing $531,068,707 for adding more ships, air fighters, and men to the nation’s sea defenses was approved...

  • Photographs


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