Proceedings Magazine - 1874 Vol. 1/1/1

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The Papers and Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute.

Volume I.


New York:

D. Van Nostrand, Publisher,



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Our Fleet Maneuvers in the Bay of Florida, and the Navy of the Future

Circumstances having made it necessary for our Government, at the commencement of the present year, to assemble a fleet in the waters of Florida,...

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The Papers and Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute

The Papers and Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute.

Volume I.


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The Manning of Our Navy and Mercantile Marine

[In a few introductory remarks, Captain Luce said that as the generality of the naval officers read nearly the same kind of professional...

The Cruise of the Tigress

The present paper cannot, in any degree, present facts which are of value to science. The cruise of the Tigress was one purely of humanity and the...

Compund Engines

During the past ten years some modifications in the practice of marine steam-engineering have been effected, having economy of fuel as their...

Considerations Relative to Certain Fundamental Requirements of the Marine Compass, with Special Reference to the Construction of the Navy Compass

Introductory Observations.


It is sufficiently well known to the members of the Naval Institute...

The Armament of Our Ships of War



Reasoning from the numerous applications made by commanding officers...

The Isthmus of Darien and the Valley of the Atrato, Considered with Reference to the Practicability of an Interoceanic Canal

Mr. President and Gentlemen of the U. S. Naval Institute:

Experimental Determination of the Center of Gravity of the United States Steamer "Shawmut."

Naval Constructor's Office, Navy Yard,
Washington, May 8, 1874.

To the Hon. Geo. M. Robeson, Secretary of the Nary:

The "Monitor" and the "Merrimac."

At ten minutes before ten, on the morning of the 30th of January, 1863, an iron floating battery, designed for the Government of the United States...


Commander Terry. Has not the plan of separating the vessels of a fleet into groups been adopted in the French navy?

Commodore Parker. Any...


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