Naval Power as a Preserver of Neutrality and Peace

By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)
May 1937
How to preserve our neutrality peacefully during the next great war abroad, without submitting to serious economic or political injury, is among the greater questions which now concern earnest Americans ...

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 sea ...

World War Losses Of The United States Navy

By Lieutenant Commander H. A. Gosnell, U. S. Naval Reserve
May 1937
The twentieth anniversary of the entrance of the United States into the World War has just passed. The deeds of our armies are being many times retold and glorified—and rightly ...

An All Tangent±Log Secant Navigation Table

By Captain Radler de Aquino, Brazilian Navy
May 1937
“Logarithmetick is a Logical kind of Arithmetick, or artificial use of Numbers invented for the ease of calculation.” Edmund Gunter, 1623. From The Works of Edmund Gunter, by William Leybourn ...

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 ...

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 heavy cruiser ...

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 H ...

Notes on International Affairs

May 1937
The War in SpainFrontier 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 controlled ...

Professional Notes

May 1937
United States16-inch GunsHerald, 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 battleships to ...

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