Proceedings Magazine - February 1950 Vol. 76/2/564

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On August 9, 1942, the damaged American destroyer U.S.S. Jarvis with 246 officers and men on board vanished in the Coral Sea southwest of Guadalcanal. Before dawn that day a sister ship...

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  • Jarvis: Destroyer That Vanished
    By Commander James C. Shaw, U. S. Navy

    On August 9, 1942, the damaged American destroyer U.S.S. Jarvis with 246 officers and men on board vanished in the Coral Sea southwest of Guadalcanal. Before dawn that day a sister ship sighted her plodding wearily out of the...

  • The Problem of a New Transithmian Canal
    By William H. Hobbs
  • Biological Warfare—The Equalizer
    By Lieutenant James Bernard Kelley, U. S. Naval Reserve (Inactive)

    A few years ago a short story appeared in one of the popular magazines. The theme of the story was biological warfare. The plot was quite simple—just as biological warfare can be quite simple—involving a large and a small nation. The...

  • Mediterranean Convoys in World War II
    By Commander M. A. Bragadin, Italian Naval Reserve
  • The Navy's First Carrier Task Force
    By Eugene E. Wilson
  • North Atlantic Weather Stations
    By William O. Foss
  • The Cinque Ports
    By Jerome Allen Weil
  • Experiences of a Naval Port Director 1939-45
    By Commander David D. Mercer, Royal Navy (Ret.)
  • Back Door in the Pacific
    By Lieutenant Edward E. Wilcox, U. S. Naval Reserve
  • Problem of False Hang and the Determination of Latitude Therefrom
    By Temple H. Tweedy
  • A Fish Story
  • The "Old Navy" of the Nineteenth Century (Pictorial)
  • Discussions, Comments and Notes
  • Book Reviews
  • Professional Notes
  • Photographs & Illustrations

 
 

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