January 1962 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

January 1962 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

For the advancement of professional, literary, and scientific knowledge in the Navy
CDR William M. A. Greene, U. S. Navy
Roger C. Taylor
CWO Earl E. Smith, U. S. Navy (Ret.)
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January, 196 .!
A test pilot inspects
the tail surfaces of the record breaking F4H Phantom II attack plane at the
Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent, Md. Photograph by Richard Mowrey.
Board of Control
Admiral George W. Anderson, U. S. Navy
Rear Admiral John F. Davidson, U. S. Navy
Commander William M. A. Greene, U. S. Navy
Vice Admiral Robert B. Pirie, U. S. Navy
Vice Admiral James A. Hirshfield, U. S. Coast Guard
Rear Admiral Paul D. Stroop, U. S. Navy Brigadier General B. A. Hochmuth, U. S. Marine Corps
Captain Jack A. Obermeyer, U. S. Navy Captain John S. Schmidt, U. S. Navy
Past Presidents
Admiral David D. Porter 1873
Rear Admiral John L. Wordcn 1874
Rear Admiral C. R. P. Rodgers 1875-78,1882-83 Commodore Foxhall A. Parker 1878-79
Rear Admiral John Rodgers 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
Rear Admiral C. F. Goodrich 1904-1909 Rear Admiral Richard Wainwright 1909-11 Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske 1911-23 Vice Admiral William L. Rodgers 1923-24 Admiral Henry B. Wilson 1924-26
Admiral Hilary P. Jones 1926-28
Rear Admiral Edward W. Eberle 1928-29 Admiral S. S. Robison 1929-31
Rear Admiral M. L. Bristol 1931-33
Admiral William H. Standley 1933-35 Admiral David Foote Sellers 1935-37
Fleet Admiral William D. Leathy, 1937-40 Admiral H. R. Stark, 1940-42
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz 1942-43,1946-48 Fleet Admiral E. J. King 1943-46
Admiral Louis E. Denfeld 1948-50
Admiral Robert B. Carney 1950-52,1954-56 Admiral William M. Fechteler 1952-54 Admiral Arleigh A. Burke 1956-59,1960-61 Admiral Jerauld Wright 1959-60
Danger from the East 19
By Lt. Col. Mogen.i Laurier, Royal Danish Infantry
Time of Decision 36
By Lieut. (is) Jonathan 1. Howl., USIA(
Nuclear Ship Traffic in World Seaports 43
By Brig. Gen. William R. Wend!, USMC (Rel.)
Kaiten—Japan's Human Torpedoes 55
By Yutaka Yokota and Joseph 1). Harrington, JOC, USN
The Selected Reserve—Ready for the first GQ . • 69
By Lt. Cdr. William Thompson, USN
Morality and the Communist Menace 78
By Capt. Kendall 11% Simnms, USN
Disaster on the Delaware 84
By James M. Perry
Testing the Navy's Planes (Pictorial) 93
Text by Lieut. Guy Cane, USA(
Comment and Discussion 110
Book Reviews 124
Professional Notes 141
Notebook 1 50
Progress 166
Motor Whaleboat No. 14232 goes back to steam. 168
Secretary's Notes 173

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