Seagoing Indians

By Commander Alfred Tawresey, U. S. Navy
July 1937
Acquired from Russia, with the Territory of Alaska seventy odd years ago, the Aleutian Islands have received slight attention. A partially submerged continuation of the Aleutian range of mountains on ...

Harbor Hunting in Alaska

By Captain J. M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy (Retired)
July 1937
While making a study of ocean highways at the Naval War Col­lege I happened one day to stretch an elastic across a globe from Puget Sound to China and Japan ...

Bogoslof Island

By Lieutenant (j.g.) George E. Morris, Jr., U. S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
July 1937
The first complete survey of the ac­tive volcano, Bogoslof Island, was accomplished from the ship Discoverer, H. B. Campbell, Commanding, during the 1935 season. The following para­graphs are from the ...

Some Ships That Have Passed

By Boatswain M. A. Ransom, U. S. Coast Guard
July 1937
When and by whom salmon were first discovered in the waters of the north Pacific is unknown, but some hundred years ago the white man became commercially conscious of these ...

Notes on Alaska Piloting

By Lieutenant Raymond F. Farwell, U. S. Naval Reserve Associate Professor of Transportation, University of Washington
July 1937
It might be appropriate to begin this discussion by remarking that one of the most important services performed by Alaska pilots is not Alaska piloting at all, but the safe ...

King Island

By Lieutenant Commander C. H. Hilton, U. S. Coast Guard
July 1937
Home may be where the heart is, but the lonely mist-shrouded rock known as King Island, that thrusts itself abruptly up from the Bering Sea about 30 miles off the ...

Tempest and Storm in Ultima Thule

By Lieutenant Howard B. Hutchinson, U. S. Navy
July 1937
"Nor shall Thule be the extremity of the world."—Seneca. When the United States purchased Alaska from the Czar of all the Russias in 1867 it was popularly supposed that Mr. ...

Life in the Aleutian Islands

By Lieutenant Commander W. M. Lockhart, U. S. Navy
July 1937
For years the Navy has maintained radio stations at Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands and at St. Paul in the Pribilof Islands, and many radiomen and their families have ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

July 1937
Why the Little Foxes Grow to be Big Foxes on Semisopochnoi Island Lieutenant Commander Thomas H. Robbins, Jr., U. S. Navy.—This tale was told me by an Indian fur trapper ...

Book Reviews

July 1937
Chemicals in War . By Lieutenant Colonel Augustin M. Prentiss, C.W.S., U.S.A., with chapters on the Protection of Civil Populations and International Situation by Major G. J. B. Fisher, C.W.S., ...

Notes On International Affairs

July 1937
The War in Spain German-Leftist Clashes.—The con­stant danger that the Spanish war may- spread to all Europe was suddenly height­ened when on May 29 two Valencia air­craft dropped four bombs ...

Professional Notes

July 1937
To May 30 United States...................................................................................... 1032 Vessels under Construction—Hindenburg Disaster—New Model Basin Named-—-Various Notes Great Britain...................................................................................... 1035 New Battleships Ordered—H.M. Aircraft Carrier Ark Royal— Various Notes France................................................................................................. 1039 Gautreau’s Fleet ...

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