Proceedings Magazine - October 1969 Vol. 95/10/800

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Compared to the war Israel won, the loss of one of the destroyers, four months later, seems small. Yet, daily, the sinking of the 1,700-ton Elath becomes more portentous for the Free...

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  • Aftermath of the Elath
    By Commander Robert D. Colvin, U. S. Navy

    Compared to the war Israel won, the loss of one of the destroyers, four months later, seems small. Yet, daily, the sinking of the 1,700-ton Elath becomes more portentous for the Free World's navies because she was sunk by Russian...

  • The Function of the Navy
    by Rear Adm. John D. Chase, USN

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  • Teaming Up to Build a Nation
    By Lieutenant Commander A. N. Olsen, CEC, U. S. Navy

    A 13-man Seabee team loads its equipment for a trip up the Mekong to a new site. Among the many things this team, and the 14 others like it, is building in Vietnam is a, hopefully, indestructible rapport between the peoples of the rural areas...

  • Defense of the Atlantic Community
    by Stanley L. Harrison

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  • The Continuing Strategic Importance of Simonstown
    by D. C. Watt

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  • Clinic for Sick Aircraft
    by Lt. Charles R. Pursley, USN

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  • Oceanography and the U. S. Merchant Marine
    by Harris B. Stewart, Jr.

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  • Midshipman William S. Cox, Prize Master
    By Hugh Devereux Purcell

    The gentle countenance of Lieutenant William S. Cox first appeared on the Proceedings pages in a May 1965 article entitled, “Don’t Give Up the Ship!'' Written by his great-great-grandson, Hugh Devereux Purcell, the article...

  • Pictorial—The USCGC Hamilton (WHEC-715)
    by Capt. E. F. Oliver, USCG, Photograph by Robert de Gast

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  • Comment and Discussion

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  • Book Reviews and Book List

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  • Professional Notes, Notebook and Progress

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  • The Cruise of the Neversink
    By Theodore K. Thomas

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