Rear Admiral Hayes and Mr. Hattendorf have, through this detailed study of the works of Stephen Bleecker Luce, provided us with an excellent portrait of the man and a timely comment on the intellectual heritage of the U.S. Navy. Here is a look at the individual perhaps most important in bridging the gap between the age of sailing ships and that of steam driven, armored battleships.
Luce, Stephen B.; Hayes, John D.; and Hattendorf, John B., "HM 1: The Writings of Stephen B. Luce" (1975). Historical Monographs. 1.