Lawful Lights

By Lieutenant Raymond F. Farwell Associate Professor of Transportation, U. S. Naval Reserve University of Washington
March 1937
The importance of proper running and riding lights on vessels using public navigable waters can scarcely be over-emphasized. During the hours of darkness it is the function of these lights ...

Higher Education for Officers' Stewards and Cooks

By Lieutenant Commander Charles J. Harter (S.C.), U. S. Navy
March 1937
This article was inspired by three apparently unrelated items, the first of which was a paper in the June, 1936, issue of the Naval Institute Pro­ceedings, “The Wardroom Mess,” by ...

The Structure of Tropical Cyclones

By Lieutenant Arnold E. True, U. S. Navy
March 1937
During the past decade the interest of the naval service, as well as that of the world at large, in the matter of weather phenomena has been very rap­idly increasing. ...

The Affair at Baler

By Carlos C. Hanks
March 1937
A young ensign of the United States Navy, perched in a lofty crotch of a tree on a mountain slope bor­dering the Baler River in the island of Luzon, busily ...

The Navy's Forgotten Hero

By Lieutenant Horace S. Mazet, U. S. Marine Corps Reserve
March 1937
A tablet on the south wall of a building at the northeast corner of South Main and Planet Streets, Providence, Rhode Island, bears this in­scription:SONS OF LIBERTYUpon this ...

Chief Petty Officers, School of the Line

By Chief Yeoman R. F. Larmour, U. S. Navy
March 1937
The Chief of the Bureau of Naviga­tion, in a recent circular letter set­ting forth the officer allowance of vessels of the Navy, said,The intelligence and competence of enlisted per­sonnel of ...

Alonzo Chappel and His Naval Paintings

By Professor Charles Lee Lewis, U.S. Naval Academy
March 1937
The American artist, Alonzo Chappel, is a remarkable example of the un­certain duration of contemporary popularity. One who may become inter­ested in the engravings of his paintings of naval leaders ...

Notes on Book Limitation

By Lieutenant James Hanna, U. S. Naval Reserve
March 1937
That the U. S. Naval Institute Pro­ceedings is an exceedingly well-gotten up publication I can posi­tively attest. I do not speak concerning its keelplate of erudition or scantlings of science, ...

The Naval Academy Preparatory Class

By Lieutenant (j.g.) Philip D. Gallery, U. S. Navy
March 1937
In 1914 enlisted men of the Navy were first given an opportunity to compete for appointments to the Naval Academy, the original quota of 15 was increased to 25 in ...

A Treasure Hunt in Reverse

By Lieutenant Winston Folk, U. S. Navy
March 1937
This is in the nature of a sequel to the article “The Confederate States Naval Academy” published in the Naval Institute Proceedings for Sep­tember, 1934. That article ended with the ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

March 1937
Use of Inverted Ensign(See page 1080, July, 1936, Proceedings)Lieutenant E.M. Ellis, U. S. Navy—I noted with interest your call in July Institute Proceedings for comment by members of the Institute ...

Book Reviews

March 1937
Jane’s Fighting Ships, 1936. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie, A.I.N.A London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd. 42s.Reviewed by C. P. Snyder, U.S. Navy Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie, ...

Notes on International Affairs

March 1937
The Spanish WarProblems of Foreign Aid.—Noninter­vention efforts in connection with the Spanish war shifted somewhat in January from stoppage of munitions to a check on the influx of foreign troops ...

Professional Notes

March 1937
UNITED STATES SUMMARY OF COMPARATIVE STRENGTHS OF NAVIES, JANUARY 1, 1937 1 Underage 1 Overage * Building or Ap­propriated for * Underage 3 Overage 4 Excess Tonnage No. Tons No. ...

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