A Merchant Marine Policy

By R. T. Merrill, General Marine Superintendent, Merchants and Miners Transportation Co.
April 1938
I It is always possible to do infinite harm with the best intentions in the world. Perhaps nowhere is this more apparent than in cases where natural economic laws are ...

Shore Administration of a Shipping Company

By Lieutenant Matthew Radom, U. S. Naval Reserve
April 1938
It has been recently announced that naval officers will be examined in their promotion examinations on matters pertaining to the American Merchant Marine. An understanding of how our maritime business ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U.S. Naval Academy
April 1938
FROM FEBRUARY 3 TO MARCH 3 CENTRAL EUROPE AUSTRO-GERMAN UNION ASSURED.-A Peaceful putsch," a "cold Anschluss"- these were phrases used to describe the sharp break in Central European politics that ...

Book Reviews

April 1938
THE CASSONS ROLL-A MILITARY SURVEY OF EUROPE. By Hanson W. Baldwin. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 323 pages. 1938. $2.50. REVIEWED BY CAPTAIN W. D. PULESTON, U. S. NAVY (RETIRED) ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

April 1938
Introducing the American Merchant Marine into High Schools Jackson C. McNairn.—As a result of recent Federal legislation whereby a program for direct subsidy to the American Merchant Marine was adopted, ...

Is It Possible?

By Brockholst Livingston
April 1938
I present to the Congress the question of whether or not the United States should have an adequate merchant marine.” 1 The answer to that question was given by Congress, ...

The Shipowner Must Mend His Ways

By Stanley A. Wheeler
April 1938
LABOR relations in the shipping industry have long been characterized by an unenlightened attitude on the part of both employer and employee. The employer, for his part, has in the ...

What Ails Our Merchant Marine

By Lieutenant Commander Louis Di Palma, U. S. Naval Reserve
April 1938
IN THE public press one often reads statements and editorials by various individuals. Some of these individuals are connected in one way or another with ships and shipping; others, though ...

Our Nation's Inland Seas

By C. C. Hanks and R. B. Falkiner
April 1938
Ever since Chevalier de la Salle sailed away in his Griffin one day in 1679, men have heard the call of trade on the now familiar waters of the Great ...

The Necessity for a Definite Shipping Replacement Program

By H. Gerrish Smith, President, National Council of American Shipbuilders
April 1938
The people of the United States through their Representatives in Congress have decreed that this country shall have a merchant marine adequate to meet the requirements of commerce, and as ...

American Shipping Subsidies

By Lieutenant Lane C. Kendall, U. S. Marine Corps Reserve
April 1938
A great program for American shipping, designed to rejuvenate our Merchant Marine, has recently been announced by the United States Maritime Commission. Ninety-five ships are to be constructed, and trade ...

A Brief History of the American Merchant Marine

By Lieutenant Ralph R. Gurley, U. S. Navy
April 1938
Practically since the very beginning of our country a merchant marine has been considered only in the light of a business venture, the success of which was dependent upon character ...

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