Tankers as Naval Auxiliaries

By B. Orchard Lisle
September 1938
* This article was submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1938. (See illustrations pages 1242-48 and 1267-69.) “Quod Habemus Tenemus” Petroleum, as a fuel for naval fighting forces, may be ...

The Perennial Philippine Problem

By Lieutenant Commander J. A. Lee, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1938
Among the many surprises and startling events of this year of grace 1938, let us consider the following: Manuel L. Quezon, President of the Philippines, has made it known that, ...

Why Training in Sail?

By Lieutenant Commander James W. Baldwin, U. S. Naval Reserve
September 1938
There is nothing surprising in the news item lately published in the maritime news of the daily papers and marine journals that the Hamburg- American Line is negotiating for the ...

The End of the Ex-U.S.S. Memphis

By Robert McClintock
September 1938
To the officers who served in the former U.S.S. Memphis (ex-Tennessee) it will no doubt be welcome news that the hulk of this once beautiful vessel, which for more than ...

The Use of Mines Against Submarines

By Robert M. Grant
September 1938
Perhaps the most effective weapon used by the Allies against the German submarines in the World War was the mine, accounting as it did for over 30 per cent of ...

The Career of Captain George Vancouver

By Lieutenant Commander Bern Anderson, U. S. Navy
September 1938
Few, if any, voyages in the history of navigation have been as successful as the one to the northwest coast of America made in the years 1791-95 by Captain George ...

Chungking to Ichang

By Lieutenant Commander Glenn Howell, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1938
The Palos and the Monocacy were constructed by the Mare Island Navy Yard. In sections they were shipped in the hold of a freighter to Shanghai and were put together ...

Effects of Aerial Bombardment in China

By Lieutenant C. E. Coffin, Jr., U. S. Navy
September 1938
The writer has had the opportunity to observe the effects of a number of aerial bombings of the Chinese-held cities along the Yangtze Kiang since the first bombing of Nanking ...

The Tragedy of Pelee

By Colonel Frank E. Evans, U. S. Marine Corps
September 1938
In all the annals of the American Navy’s assistance to stricken peoples, there is but one record where a volcanic eruption brought our men-of-war rushing to their aid. World-wide are ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

September 1938
Training the Merchant Marine Naval Reserve Officer (See page 1760, December, 1937, Proceedings) Lieutenant Commander Thomas W. Sheridan, U. S. Naval Reserve.-—In Lieutenant Commander Di Palma’s fine article there is ...

Book Reviews

September 1938
NORTHERNMOST LABRADOR MAPPED FROM THE AIR. By Alexander Forbes. New York: American Geographical Society. Special Publication No. 22. 255 pages and maps. 1938. $4.00. Reviewed by Captain G. S. Bryan, ...

Notes on International Affairs

September 1938
Chaco Settlement Signed.—On July 21 representatives of the six mediatory neutral states—Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, United States, and Paraguay—induced the two Chaco belligerents to sign at Buenos Aires an agreement ...

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