U.S.S. Oregon: Pathfinder

By William O. Foss
August 1948
Victorious in the greatest race of her day was the U.S.S. Oregon, “first rate” battleship of the Spanish-American War.From San Francisco to Jupiter Inlet, Florida, via the Straits of Magellan, ...

The Effect of Combat Commendation Upon Retirement

By Lieutenant Howard A. Patrick, SDO, U. S. Navy
August 1948
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Pay and Prize Money in the Old Navy, 1776-1899

By Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Daly, U. S. Coast Guard Reserve
August 1948
PAY AND PRIZE MONEY IN THE OLD NAVY, 1776-1899By LIEUTENANT COMMANDER ROBERT W. DALYU. S. Coast Guard ReserveUp to the turn of the century, the legislators of the United States ...

Assignment in Japan

By Lieutenant Commander Henry Salomon, Jr., U. S. Naval Reserve
August 1948
ASSIGNMENT IN JAPANBy LIEUTENANT COMMANDER HENRY SALOMON, JR., U. S. Naval ReserveShortly after the outbreak of war, Captain Samuel Eliot Morison started compiling his History of United States Naval Operations ...

Carrier War in the Atlantic

By Lieutenant Commander John L. Blackman, Jr., U. S. Naval Reserve
August 1948
You don’t read much in the papers about the “carrier war” in the Atlantic. Yet it was in the Atlantic that, we believe, our carrier-based Squadron contributed its best effort ...

The Frigate Constellation Puts to Sea

By Captain Lucius C. Dunn, U. S. Navy (Retired)
August 1948
The observance of the 150th Anniversary of launching the frigate Constellation, at Baltimore, brings to focus some interesting details in the fitting-out and preparation for sea of that celebrated old ...

Sonar and Asdic, Anti-submarine Sisters

By Maurice Prendergast
August 1948
It is interesting to compare the genesis of Sonar, the U.S. Navy’s sound-ranging instrument for the detection of hostile submarines, with Asdic, the British instrument developed for the same purpose. ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

August 1948
Discussions, Comments, NotesThe Navy Helps Them Feed ThemselvesContributed by Captain T. W. Davison, U. S. Navy.—“Save Wheat and Meat” is a slogan of the day. Your Navy is furthering this ...

Book Reviews

August 1948
ONE TWO THREE . . . INFINITY: Facts and Speculations of Science. By George Gamow. New York: The Viking Press. 1947. 340 pages, 8 plates-f 128 line drawings. $4.75.Reviewed by ...

Professional Notes

August 1948
Through 18 June 1948UNITED STATESAdm. King Proves Need for CarriersN. Y. Times, June 6.—The decisive Battle of Midway, in which the Japanese lost four airplane carriers, was ...

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