Proceedings Magazine - October 1938 Vol. 64/10/428

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*This article was submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1938.

“Think in oceans.”



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  • The Influence of Aircraft on the Exercise of Sea Command
    By Lieutenant Commander Logan C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy

    *This article was submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1938.

    “Think in oceans.”

  • Collingwood—Frustrated Fighter
    By Robert W. Daly

    “To stand a barrier between the ambition of France and the independence of England is the first wish of my life.”-—To Lady Collingwood.

  • The Ships of the Line of the Old Navy
    By Louis H. Bolander

    A great deal has been written by naval historians about the early frigates of the navy, but little has been said about the great ships of the line that were built shortly after the close of the War of 1812. Yet our Navy built fifteen such ships...

  • Medical Care of Naval Families
    By Captain George F. Cottle (M.C.), U. S. Navy

    Twenty-five or more years ago the field of medical knowledge was limited. A single practicing physician could diagnose and treat disease without help from other practitioners. Consultation with other physicians was limited, almost nonexistent....

  • Army-Navy Game or No Rules of the Road
    By Lieutenant Commander Glenn Howell, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    In the autumn of 1921 war began in faraway Cathay between the province of Szechwan and its neighbor to the eastward, Hupeh. Similar wars have existed in those regions since long before their first foreign chronicler, Marco, the Venetian,...

  • A Historic Sextant
    By Harold Gatty
    A historic sextant made under extraordinary circumstances, the “Saginaw Sextant,” was described and illustrated in the U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings of September, 1935.

    In the Dominion Museum at Wellington, New Zealand, there...

  • Fringes of Our Fleet
    By Ensign Richard W. Mindte, U. S. Naval Reserve

    In Lowestoft a boat was laid

    Mark well what I say

    And she was built for the herring trade

    But she has gone a-rovin’, a-rovin’, a-rovin’,

  • Man-Lifting Kites in the Navy
    By Captain A. M. Charlton, U. S. Navy
    Back in 1911, the old armored cruiser Pennsylvania, under the command of the late Rear Admiral Charles F. Pond (then Captain), was a very “air- minded” ship.

    In January of that year, the Pennsylvania was anchored in San Francisco...

  • Principles of Marine Collision Law
    By Lieutenant Raymond F. Farwell, U. S. Naval Reserve, Associate Professor of Transportation, University of Washington

    Jurisdiction over cases of collision between vessels on public navigable waters is placed by the Constitution of the United States in the hands of federal courts, sitting as courts of admiralty. Public navigable waters may be defined...

  • The Return to Sail
    By Ensign H. O. Hauck, U. S. Navy
    Driven to a nearly forgotten background before the onrush of the Machine Age, the art of sailing is once more making a bid for a place in the navy life. This time, however, its importance is not military but rather recreational and instructive...
  • The Philippines and the Pacific
    By Lieutenant Ernest M. Eller, U. S. Navy

    *This article was submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1938.
    “L’appetit vient en mangeant”


  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    The Development of Fleet Aviation during the World War

    (See page 1297, September, 1938, Proceedings)

  • Book Reviews

    OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN FORCES IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1919. General Series, Volume One with Appendices and Maps. By Colonel A. Fortescue Duguid, D.S.O., B.Sc., R.C.A. Maps and sketches by Captain J. I. P. Neal, R.C.E. Ottawa; J. O....

  • Notes on International Affairs


  • Professional Notes
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