The Tirpitz Technique

By Lieutenant Franklin G. Percival, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1939
* This article was submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1939. " A sense for the facts was the main condition for success .”—Tirpitz Grand admiral von tirpitz was Secretary ...

We Should Have Shipboard Shooting Galleries

By Lieutenant Commander Roger E. Nelson, U. S. Navy
September 1939
There is perhaps no object possessing more universal appeal to the average American boy than the firearm, no belief more cherished or inborn than that, given the means and opportunity, ...

The Navy and the First U. S. Ocean Mail Ships

By Commander L. J. Gulliver, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1939
The navy learned a lesson of priceless value nearly a century ago when the Navy Department undertook the execution of a peace-time project that had only a remote relationship to ...

San Francisco Bay Tides

By Harry Leypoldt
September 1939
The large differences in the tidal ranges of the various portions of San Francisco Bay have never been satisfactorily explained. By use of the principle of secondary oceanic oscillations, as ...

Three Modern Naval Mutinies

By Lieutenant Commander John D. Hayes, U. S. Navy
September 1939
“The same as you, sir.” Reply of a sailor in a loyal Russian destroyer when asked by his commanding officer what he thought of the Revolution. To sketch summarily the ...

Truth Stranger than Fiction

By Commander John E. Pond, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1939
I am prompted to write this by having recently come across the following passage in the Encyclopedia Britannica: Statements that it [the fox shark or thresher] has been seen to ...

U.S.S. Omaha Salvage Operations

By Commander Melville W. Powers (C.C.), U. S. Navy
September 1939
Introduction.—While proceeding northward to Charleston Navy Yard for overhaul, the U.S.S. Omaha grounded off Castle Island, Bahama Islands, British West Indies, about 0336 on Monday, July 19, 1937. During the ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

September 1939
Finding Position with 214 (See page 855, June, 1939, Proceedings) George W. Littlehales.—Mr. Collins has furnished materials fit to become the preface of the forthcoming volumes of H.O. 214. He ...

Book Reviews

September 1939
PULL TOGETHER—THE MEMOIRS OF ADMIRAL SIR LEWIS BAYLY. Forewords by Franklin D. Roosevelt and Admiral Sir Roger Backhouse. London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. 1939. 15s. Reviewed by Rear ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U.S. Naval Academy
September 1939
ANTI-AXIS DIPLOMACY Danzig Storm Center.—In Europe it was estimated in August that 8,000,000 men would be under arms, for maneuvers if not for war, before the end of the month, ...

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