Sea Dogs and Syntax

By Lieutenant (j.g.) L. T. Miles, U. S. Navy
May 1939
Naval officers of the line serving under revocable commissions in accordance with General Order No. 83 will be required to complete a selective reading course. The successful completion of this ...

The Navy’s Stake in Reserve Aviation

By Lieutenant Charles D. Williams, Jr., U. S. Naval Reserve
May 1939
To most naval officers Aviation Cadet Richard Roe is still a rara avis, an individual of unknown and unpredictable capacity, surprisingly capable and effective in some of the duties he ...

Sailing School Ships of Japan

By Jerry MacMullen
May 1939
When the United States Maritime Commission acquired the full-rigged ships Tusitala and Joseph Conrad, the old controversy over sail training was revived and public opinion was focused once more on ...

The Kentucky Rifle

By Captain F. L. Oliver, U. S. Navy (Retired)
May 1939
The winning of the North American Continent was an epic in history. From precarious footholds at various places along the Atlantic coast the tide of migration was ever westward. This ...

The New York State Merchant Marine Academy

By Captain J. H. Tomb, U. S. Navy (Retired)
May 1939
On May 21, 1938, the $4,000,000 plant of the New York State Merchant Marine Academy, at Fort Schuyler, Bronx, New York City, was dedicated by the Board of Regents of ...

Ascent of the Min

By Lieutenant Commander Glenn Howell, U. S. Navy (Retired)
May 1939
One hot summer afternoon in 1920 when we were cruising below Chungking we moored the Palos to a rocky bank earlier than usual in order to give the Black Gang ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

May 1939
The Influence of Aircraft on the Exercise of Sea Command(See page 1401, October, 1938, Proceedings)George F. Dale.—This very interesting article directs attention to a point which has undoubtedly escaped ...

Book Reviews

May 1939
BOOK DEPARTMENTMembers of the Institute, both regular and associate, may save money by ordering books through its Book Department, which will supply any obtainable book. A discount of 10 per ...

Notes on International Affairs

May 1939
ITALY AND THE MEDITERRANEANItaly in Albania.—For reasons not fully disclosed, other than that it was now Italy’s turn to strike and Albania the next softest spot beyond the axis ...

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