Proceedings Magazine - 1877 Vol. 3/1/3

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Fleets of the World

It was a fine conception to draw up all the fleets of the world in one grand review for the inspection and criticism of the student and scholar;...

The Development of Rifled Ordnance

Gentlemen:—With the introduction of the 8 inch converted rifle, the United States Navy has taken its first decided step in the practical...

The Converted Eight Inch M. L. Rifle

The new eight inch converted muzzle-loading rifle is made on what is known as the "Pallisser System"; that is converting a smooth bore...

Navigation, A. D. 1594

We who live in this latter half of the nineteenth century, and are furnished with such excellent means of navigating the trackless ocean that we...

Preservation of Wood

Mr. Chairman, Gentlemen,

A General Description of the Ordnance and Torpedo Outfit of the U.S.S. "Trenton" (2nd Rate)

The Spar deck battery of the "Trenton" consists of two eight inch converted Rifles on the forecastle, and one aft. The forward guns are...


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