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The Papers and Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute.

Volume II.


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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 II.


Claremont, N. H.


On The Velocity of the Wind

I beg to enclose herewith a record of observations made by myself on board the United States Steamer Omaha, Captain P. C. Johnson Commanding, of...

The Interoceanic Canal

Some two years since, I had the honor to read before the Naval Institute, a paper in which I attempted to present a comprehensive view of the...

The Tactics of Submarine Telegraph Work

This title has been chosen to define precisely the scope of the paper. No industrial enterprise exacts of its votaries from inception to...

Two Lessons from the Future



The Comparison of Steamships

The paper here submitted to the Institute is substantially the same as a lecture delivered, a fortnight since, to the present graduating class of...

Hygienic Notes on Ships' Bilges

It is an unquestioned fact that, in the internal arrangements of our ships of war, naval constructors have been pre-eminently conservative.

The 100 Ton Gun

The gun designed by Capt. Noble was built at the works of Sir William Armstrong, known as the Elswick Ordnance Works, New-Castle on Tyne, England...

Sanitary Commonplaces Applied to the Navy

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The foregoing address will be found, as stated in the text, to be, to a certain extent, a repetition, in matters of fact, of a paper read before...


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