Proceedings Magazine - April 1941 Vol. 67/4/458

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Conception of more serious problems of national defense than those facing the United States for the past fifteen months and for the immediate future is difficult. Yet, if history...

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  • American Sea Power—1941 And Beyond (Honorable Mention, 1941)
    By David W. Kendall

    Conception of more serious problems of national defense than those facing the United States for the past fifteen months and for the immediate future is difficult. Yet, if history follows what has been its accustomed course in dealing...

  • Give Us Bombproof Air Bases
    By Laurence Sanger Davis, RM 1c, U. S. Navy

    After many years of near inactivity, this country of ours and those who direct its destiny have finally awakened to world conditions, discarded their famous ostrich tactics, and have begun to build up the Navy, Army, and other arms...

  • Sea Power and Air Power in 1940
    By Commander William A. Read, U. S. Naval Reserve

    Military operations during 1940, in the European theater of war, afforded a striking succession of examples of the paralyzing effectiveness of modern mechanized attack, in which air power and tanks, in co-operation with well- trained...

  • Motion Pictures in Naval Training—An Overlooked Essential
    By Lieutenant Commander S. G. Kelly, U. S. Navy

    WE ACKNOWLEDGE the reputation of being a modern Navy, one that keeps abreast of modern developments, one that is quick to utilize the latest in science when its naval value can be demonstrated. But in one all-important field, that of...

  • William Eaton—"The Hero of Derne"
    By Lieutenant Commander Charles Moran, U. S. Naval Reserve

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    A treeless, parched, sun-beaten caravan route stretches along the base - of the Libyan plateau on which a British and an Italian army recently engaged in a campaign that may decide the present...

  • The Chanty: A Lasting Tribute to the American Merchant Sailor of the Last Century
    By Lieutenant (j.g.) Ellery H. Clark, Jr., U. S. Naval Reserve

    A chanty (pronounced shanty) was a working song, sung by seamen on sailing ships before the day of steam. Its purpose was to lighten the hard, monotonous labor of a sailor’s life. The landsman, perhaps, may wonder at the great...

  • The First Lieutenant: A Relic of the Days of Sail
    By Lieutenant (j.g.) William Conrad Abhau, U. S. Navy

    Some time ago, in conversation with other officers, the idea of combining the functions of the Engineering Department and the Construction and Repair Department aboard ship occurred to me. At that time, although it seemed desirable...

  • Historic Ships of the Navy—Katahdin
    By Robert W. Neeser

    The first Katahdin was a small, heavily- armed screw gunboat built by contract during the Civil War. She was a wooden steamer of the fourth rate, launched at the shipyard of Larrabee & Allen, Bath, Maine, on October 12, 1861. Her...

  • Modern Submarine Versus Major Warship
    By Lieutenant S. D. Willingham, U. S. Navy

    The modern submarine has reached such an advanced stage of development as to require that it be looked upon as a new weapon of naval warfare. Its increased cruising radius and ability to keep the sea, brought about through recent...

  • Bolivia
    By Captain A. T. Beauregard, U. S. Navy

    The modern submarine has reached such an advanced stage of development as to require that it be looked upon as a new weapon of naval warfare. Its increased cruising radius and ability to keep the sea, brought about through recent...

  • The Confederacy's Only Foreign War
    By Carlos C. Hanks

    A boatload of officers from the Confederate commerce raider Georgia had landed through the surf on the coast of Morocco about 30 miles south of Mogador, and were exercising on the sandy beach after many months of cruising during the...

  • And Now—Naval R.O.T.C. Students Become Ensigns of the Line
    By Lieutenant Commander Frederick J. Nelson, U. S. Navy

    THE ESTABLISHMENT of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at various universities throughout the United States in 1926 was merely an item of passing interest to the majority of the officers in the Fleet. During these last 15...

  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    Captain Lloyd L. Crandall. —Rear Admiral Brumby’s brief and succinct article in the February issue of the PROCEEDINGS cannot fail to be of value and interest to all practical navigators.

    To me, it was...

  • Book Reviews

    BOOK DEPARTMENT

    Members 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 cent is allowed on...

  • Notes on International Affairs

    BALKAN WAR MOVES

  • Professional Notes

    UNITED STATES

    Snow Birds

  • Photographs

 
 

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