January 1979 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute
United States Naval Institute
The Recovered Sunken Warship: Raising A Legal Question 26
"Finders keepers, losers weepers" doesn't apply when the
lost-and-found item is a warship sunk in international waters.
By Lieutenant Roger D. Wiegley, JAGC, USN
The Role of High-Speed Ships in the U. S. Navy 33
Speed presents tantalizing options to the naval planner and tactician as they contemplate new ships for the 21st century. Finding the money in tight budgets to pay for them is more difficult.
By Rear Admiral George G. Halvorson, USN (Rel.)
Marlinspike Diplomacy: The Navy in the
Mediterranean, 1904 42
Teddy Roosevelt's symbolic "big stick" had a naval version which might be termed a "marlinspike." He used it to good effect in 1904 when the natives were restless and he was seeking reelection.
By William J. Hourihan
Time Out for Tactics 52
In sports, all the training and practice are pointed toward winning the game. In today's Navy, though, we seem so intent on the chalk talks and playbooks that we may win the practice but end up losing the game.
By Lieutenant Commander Miles A. l.tbbey, 111. USN
Surface Ship Command Qualification: Who Needs It? 58
It seems that the Navy has a checklist for everything, and command qualification is yet another example. There should be a way to make a skipper truly well qualified—not just checked off.
By Commander Leon P. Brooks, Jr., USN
Pictorial—San Diego's Tuna Fleet 66
In recent years, the business of fishing for tuna has undergone a technological revolution, but legal problems which have followed in its wake could imperil the whole industry in this country.
By Williams M. Powers
As the destroyer designed to employ the Aegis Ship Combat System, the DDG-47 (shown here firing an SM-2 missile) will serve as the lead ship for a 16-ship class. The DDG-47 and her Aegis capabilities are discussed this month in a Professional Note and in Tomorrow's Fleet. (Painting by Ed Ramstead.)
Secretary's Notes 18
Comment and Discussion 21 & 84
Nobody asked me, but . . . 92
Notable Naval Books 95
Professional Notes 107
Tomorrow's Fleet 115
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