December 1964 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

December 1964 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute


December, 1964


In this month's cover photograph, by Mr. Hans Marx, the Norwegian Merchant Marine's three-masted barque, Staatsraad Lehmkuhl, is seen en route to Bermuda during the 1964 Tall Ships Race.

See page 82.

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Secretary's Notes 4

The Soviet Maritime Establishment 26

By Frank A. Nemec

Missiles and Missions 38

By Lt. Cdr. Wayne Hughes, Jr., USN

The Human Factor in Deterrence 44

By Joseph I. Coffey

Persuading the U-Boats 52

By Lt. Robert D. Wells, USN

Ship Archaeology in the Aegean 60

By Peter Throckmorton

Career Planning: Myth or Reality 69

By Lt. Cdr. Richard T. Speer, USN

John Longitude Harrison 74

By Capt. Donald Macintyre, RN (Rel.)

Tall Ships Race (Pictorial) 82

By Hans Marx

Comment and Discussion 106

Book Reviews 116

Book List 128

Professional Notes 134

Notebook 146

Progress 162

A Page from the Old Navy 164

Index for the 1964 PROCEEDINGS 167

Index to Advertisers 183


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Admiral David L. McDonald, U. S. Navy


Rear Admiral Charles S. Minter, Jr., U. S. Navy


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Admiral David D. Porter 1873

Rear Admiral John L. Worden 1874

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lore Foxliall A. Parker 1878-79

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Rear Admiral Thornton A. Jenkins 1883-85 Rear Admiral Edward Simpson 1885-87 Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce 1887-98

Rear Admiral Win. Sampson 1898-1902
Rear Admiral Ii. 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 %V. Eberle 1928-29 Admiral S. S. Robison 1929-31

Rear Admiral M. L. Bristol 1931-33 Admiral William H. Bundle), 1933-35 Admiral David Foote Sellers 1935-37 Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy 1937-40 Admiral II. R. Stark 1940-42

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz 1942-43,1946-48 Fleet Admiral F. 3. King 1943-46

Admiral Louis F. Denfeid 1948-30

Admiral Robert R. Carney 1950-32,1954-56 Admiral William M. Fechteler 1932-54

Admiral Arlcigh A. Burke 1956-59,1960-61 Admiral Jerauld Wright 1919-00

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