August 1962 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

August 1962 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute


August 1962

A New Formula for Sea Power 23

By John J. Clark and Edwin B. Hewes

Political Trends in Black Africa 35

By Capt. Carl H. Amme, Jr., USN

Antarctica—White Continent of Promise 45

By August C. Miller, Jr.

The Military Manager, the Image and the Man 59

By Cdr. H. R. 7 all, USIA'

The Coming Cold War on the Sea Lanes 64

By Desmond i4"ettern

Constitution versus Guerriere 72

By Linda McKee

Solomons Battle Log 81

By Ens. George B. Weems, USN

and Capt. F. A. Andrews, USN

Polaris Test Ship—Observation Island (Pictorial) 93

By Capt. G. M. Boyd, USN

Comment and Discussion 107

Book Reviews 114

Professional Reading 124

Professional Notes 130

Notebook 140

Progress 150

A Page from the New Navy 152

Secretary's Notes 157


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Commander Roland T. E. Bowler, Jr., U. S. Navy DIRECTORS

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Marine Corps

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Past Presidents

Admiral David D. Porter 1873

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 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. Leahy 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

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Captain Isaac Hull commanded the Frigate Constitution in her historic duel with Guerriere. (See page 72.) Painting by Gilbert Stuart. Photograph of the

painting courtesy of Life Magazine.

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