July 2011
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2011, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p6
Conference Proceeding
The article presents opinions of persons on several articles published within the journal. It comments on Rear Admiral John D. Butler's USS Virginia SSN warship which was the first major shipbuilding program of the U.S. Navy. It highlights that the advice of Lieutenant Joel Ira Holwitt's warning against buying smaller and less-effective submarines, proved beneficial. It also discusses the mining capability of the U.S. Navy.


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