July 1964 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute
VOLUME 90, NUMBER 7, WHOLE NO. 737
This month's cover is
the patriotic, 19th
century lithograph, "Standing by His Colors," of the Spanish-American War era. Commodore George Dewey appears at upper left.
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Secretary's Notes 4
The Genesis of America's Oceanic Power . . 26
By George E. Lowe
Destroyer Command: Critical ASW Subsystem 36
By R. L. Brandenburg, Lt., USN
Crisis in Leadership 44
By Glen H. Lathrop, Jr., Capt., USNR
Operational Readiness and Military Requirements 52
By J. T. CocArdl, Cdr., USN
The Smaller Navies 61
By C. P. Nixon, Capt., RCN
The Professional Officer and Foreign Policy 68
By Charles 0. Lerche, Jr.
The Credible Incentive 75
By William A. Golden, Capt., USN
"Satisfactory" Not Enough 82
By H. B. Say, Capt., USNR (Ret.)
The Largest Tankers (Pictorial) 88
By Arthur E. Hammarlund, Lt. Cdr., USN, and
David L. Cooper, Lt. Cdr., USN
Comment and Discussion 102
Book Reviews 114
Professional Reading 122
Book List 124
Professional Notes 130
Page from the New Navy 158
Address by the Honorable Paul H. Nitze, Secretary of
the Navy 160
Index to Advertisers 167
Awid of Control
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Rear Admiral John L. Worden 1874
Rear Admiral C. R. P. Rodgers 1875-78,1882-83 Commodore Foxhall A. Parker 1878-79
Rear Admiral John Rogers 1879-82
Rear Admiral Thornton A. Jenkins 1883-85 Rear Admiral Edward Simpson 1885-87 Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce 1887-98 Rear Admiral Wm. T. Sampson 1898-1902 Rear Admiral H. C. Taylor 1902-1904
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Admiral Hilary P. Jones 1926-28
Rear Admiral Edward W. Eberle 1928-29
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Krar Admiral M. 1.. Bristol 1931-33
Mallon' William H. Standley 1933-35 Admiral David Foote Sellers 1935-37
Fleet Adoiliat William D. Lcahy 1937-40 Admiral 11. R Sunk 190-42
Ilect Admiral Chester W. Nimitz 1942-43,1946-48 Fleet Admiral E. I. King 1943-16
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