Proceedings Magazine - November 1938 Vol. 64/11/429

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Introduction.—From a third to a million dollars’ worth of ship models makes news! The announcement of the arrival at the Naval Academy of the models bequeathed to it by the late...


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  • Ship Models—The Collections of Rogers, Sergison, and Pepys
    By Captain Harry A. Baldridge, U. S. Navy (Retired)
    Introduction.—From a third to a million dollars’ worth of ship models makes news! The announcement of the arrival at the Naval Academy of the models bequeathed to it by the late Colonel Henry Huddleston Rogers, of New York,...
  • Running a Cruiser Wardroom Mess
    By Ensign W. J. Lederer, U. S. Navy

    In 1937 the wardroom mess of a cruiser tried an experiment: four junior officers were elected to a mess committee. A mess committee is not a new thing, but this one had a fresh angle; each member specialized in a different branch of the Wardroom...

  • Diesel vs. Steam: A Comparison for a 5,000-Ton Cruiser
    By Lieutenant (j.g.) Allan McLane Chambliss (C.C.), U. S. Navy

    Introduction.—Within comparatively recent years, the use of Diesel propulsion for merchant ships has shown a notable and steady increase, and many people have believed that this form 0 Propulsion should also be adopted by warships.

  • Fiat Justitia, Ruat Caelum, Chinese Style
    By Captain Walter E. Brown, U. S. Navy
    Ichang, which sits on the Yangtze just as that river comes tumbling down the rapids out of the gorges to become the placid middle river, has always been a labor town. The junk owners association and the stevedores union were all powerful, and...
  • The First Around-the-World Flight
    By Chief Boatswain M. A. Ransom, U. S. Coast Guard

    In 1924 it took the United States Army world flight aviators nearly 6 months to fly around the world. It took them a month to traverse the shores of our own Alaska. They were in no hurry, had no speed records to break. They were scouting,...

  • To Youth in Uniform
    By Rear Admiral W. T. Cluverius, U. S. Navy

    The world in turmoil about us has already uprooted man’s governments and will inevitably attack basic human relations.

    We, who have prided ourselves on the unique character of...

  • Changes in International Behavior
    By Lieutenant Commander Joseph C. Hubbard, U. S. Navy

    Since creation man has been engaged in a struggle for existence, first _ against the elements, then against his neighbors. Individuals banded together for mutual protection and for enhanced offensive power. Predatory tribes swept down upon...

  • A World Divided
    By Brockholst Livingston

    “The United States has lost its leadership in world affairs...” – New York Times.

  • One Hundred Years Ago
    By Bess Slyer Hurst

    One hundred years ago, on August 18, 1838, the first United States naval exploring expedition set sail from Hampton Roads under the command of Lieutenant Charles Wilkes. Although, according to authorities on the subject, this was one of the most...

  • Old Oregon Gets a New Home
    By Lieutenant Commander Wallace S. Wharton, U. S. Naval Reserve

    Forty-five years after she was first water-borne, the historic old battleship Oregon will occupy her permanent berth in the state whose name she carried throughout her gallant career, to be preserved in perpetuity as a...

  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    All Is Lost but Honor

    (See page 1107, August, 1938, Proceedings)

  • Book Reviews

    THE YANKEE CHEESE BOX. By Robert S. McCordock, Ph.D. Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co., Inc. 470 pages. 1938. $3.00.

    Reviewed by Commander L. J. Gulliver, U. S. Navy (Retired)

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