Collingwood—Frustrated Fighter

By Robert W. Daly
October 1938
“To stand a barrier between the ambition of France and the independence of England is the first wish of my life.”-—To Lady Collingwood.IN Types of Naval Officers, Admiral Mahan wrote ...

Medical Care of Naval Families

By Captain George F. Cottle (M.C.), U. S. Navy
October 1938
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 ...

Army-Navy Game or No Rules of the Road

By Lieutenant Commander Glenn Howell, U. S. Navy (Retired)
October 1938
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 ...

A Historic Sextant

By Harold Gatty
October 1938
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 ...

Fringes of Our Fleet

By Ensign Richard W. Mindte, U. S. Naval Reserve
October 1938
In Lowestoft a boat was laidMark well what I sayAnd she was built for the herring tradeBut she has gone a-rovin’, a-rovin’, a-rovin’,The Lord knows where. They gave her government ...

Man-Lifting Kites in the Navy

By Captain A. M. Charlton, U. S. Navy
October 1938
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 ...

Principles of Marine Collision Law

By Lieutenant Raymond F. Farwell, U. S. Naval Reserve, Associate Professor of Transportation, University of Washington
October 1938
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 ...

The Return to Sail

By Ensign H. O. Hauck, U. S. Navy
October 1938
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. ...

The Philippines and the Pacific

By Lieutenant Ernest M. Eller, U. S. Navy
October 1938
*This article was submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1938.“L’appetit vient en mangeant”IAs japan sweeps like a holocaust down the cultured and once mighty land of China, it is important ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

October 1938
The Development of Fleet Aviation during the World War (See page 1297, September, 1938, Proceedings) Lieutenant Commander Thomas H. Robbins, Jr., U. S. Navy.—Lieutenant Commander Brown’s article is of particular ...

Book Reviews

October 1938
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 ...

Notes on International Affairs

October 1938
CENTRAL EUROPECzech-German Tension.—Feverish diplomatic activity over the central European situation continued through the first week in September, and it appeared that even among German leaders chiefly responsible for the outcome ...

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