Professor William N. Still, Jr., has chosen to mark a turning point in U.S. naval history. The diary is more than interesting and colorful information about the wartime exploits of a distinguished U.S. naval officer, and it is even more than the "insider's" narrative of an operational challenge amply fulfilled.
Taussig, Joseph Knefler and Still, William N. Jr., "HM 12: The Queenstown Patrol, 1917 - The Diary of Commander Joseph Knefler Taussig, U.S. Navy" (1996). Historical Monographs. 12.