Proceedings Magazine - November 1937 Vol. 63/11/417

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The discovery of a slender volume in the Library of Congress calls to mind a period of our history when Annapolis played no small part in the fortunes of the American people. This volume is a...

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  • Civil War Annapolis
    By Louis H. Bolander

    The discovery of a slender volume in the Library of Congress calls to mind a period of our history when Annapolis played no small part in the fortunes of the American people. This volume is a bound set of a little 4-page weekly that was published...

  • Wider Horizons
    By Commander L. F. Safford, U. S. Navy

    “Tempus fugit”

  • A Comparison of Costs
    By Captain Ronald Barber (D.C.), U. S. Navy

    The statement is frequently made that the present system of retiring naval officers who have not been selected for promotion adds to the expense of the government. An increasing number on the retired list because of service in grade retirement is...

  • Trafalgar: The Death Knell of an Alliance
    By Lieutenant Commander Charles Moran, U. S. Naval Reserve

    “Tout capitaine est a son poste, s’il est au feu”

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    “A la mar, manana misma!”

  • A Strategy for Thrift
    By Captain John T. Salmon, U. S. Marine Corps Reserve
    When the installment collectors are hounding you, when your wife needs a new coat and you can’t pay for it; in fact, almost always when you are wondering where the money is coming from, you are in a bad tactical position, which could have...
  • Historic Ships of the Navy: Peacock and Queen of the West
    By Robert W. Neeser

    Peacock

  • Military Leadership
    By Captain E. F. Carlson, U. S. Marine Corps

    When the subject of military leadership is suggested our first thought is: What do we mean by it? I like this definition: It is the art of developing, maintaining, and directing a military organization so that it is constantly ready to execute...

  • "Splice the Main Brace"
    By Lieutenant Commander R. E. Bassler (C.E.C.), U. S. Navy

    An interesting item contained in the newspapers of Friday, November 13, 1936, stated that King Edward VIII had finished his inspection of the British Home Fleet at Portsmouth, England. His signal of the completion of the inspection read “...

  • Head and Head
    By Lieutenant Raymond F. Farwell, U. S. Naval Reserve Associate Professor of Transportation, University of Washington

    Meeting vessels have been de­scribed with meticulous care in Art. 18, International and Inland Rules, and in the corresponding Pilot Rule IV, as vessels approaching each other in such a manner as to involve risk of coi­tion under the...

  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    Safety Third

    (See page 1144, August, 1937, Proceedings)

  • Book Reviews

    Gales, Ice, and Men. A biography of the steam barkentine Bear. By Lieu­tenant Commander Frank Wead, U. S. Navy (Retired). New York: Dodd, Mead and Co. 272 pp. 1937. $3.00.

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  • Notes on International Affairs

    The War in China

  • Professional Notes
  • Photographs

 
 

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