Veterans of Jutland

By Walton L. Robinson
May 1937
May 31, 1916—May 31, 1937. Twenty-one years! May 31, 1916.—In the North Sea, two great fleets, the most powerful the world had ever seen, were disputing the mastery of the ...

Some Notes on Old Guns

By Commander Bentham Simons, U. S. Navy
May 1937
Our histories and novels abound with records of the deeds of valor associated with our ancestors who fought with the many old guns we see parked at the Naval Academy, ...

Good Seamanship

By Lieutenant Raymond F. Farwell, U. S. Naval Reserve Associate Professor of Transportation, University of Washington
May 1937
Seamanship, according to the diction­ary, is the skill of a good seaman. It is a common experience of mariners to be more or less familiar with the Rules of the ...

Wardroom Melody

By Lieutenant Commander J. H. Skillman (S.C.), U. S. Navy
May 1937
Fleet in California. Fog. Intermittent fog. Continuous fog. Continuity over­shadows intermittency. A bold asser­tion. Some opinion to the contrary. Ward­rooms on foggy days. Officers draped over transoms. Contorted over chairs. ...

Excerpts from the Log of the U.S.S. Indianapolis

By Lieutenant William H. Duvall, U. S. Navy
May 1937
Seldom since the advent of steam has anyone had the privilege of wit­nessing such an exhibition of high sustained speed and sea-keeping qualities as was given by the U.S.S. Indianapolis ...

The Merchant Marine Personnel Problem

By Lieutenant John G. Stapler, U. S. Army (Reserve)
May 1937
One of the darkest and least ex­plored corners of American mari­time affairs is that in which rests the Merchant Marine personnel problem. It is in an attempt to throw some ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

May 1937
“A Noise Annoys” Again (See page 903, July, 1934, Proceedings) Lieutenant Commander Preston S. Lincoln, U. S. Naval Reserve.—The Writer has recently completed some volun­teer training duty aboard a new ...

Book Reviews

May 1937
Standard Seamanship for the Merchant Service. By Felix Riesenberg, C. E. 2d edition. New York: D- Van Nostrand Co., Inc. 942 pages. 627 illustrations. 1936. $7.50. Reviewed by Captain Robert ...

Notes on International Affairs

May 1937
The War in Spain Frontier Patrol in Force.—By mid­-March the international sea patrol of the Spanish coasts was in full effect, with French and British vessels placed along the coasts ...

Professional Notes

May 1937
United States 16-inch Guns Herald, Washington, March 22.—In view of Japan’s rejection of the 14-in. limitation, the Navy high command has decided to mount 16-in. guns on the twin 35,000-ton ...

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