Proceedings Magazine - 1878 Vol. 4/1/4

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Commodore F. A. Parker, U. S. N.

Vice President,...


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Commodore F. A. Parker, U. S. N.


At the April meeting of the Institute the following amendment to the Constitution was adopted, to take effect January, 1879.


The U.S. Ship Trenton

An Inspection of this fine vessel will show that our Naval Authorities have well improved their time since the termination of our late war, and...

An Experimental Lecture. Upon The Causes of and Conditions which Promote Explosions

In treating of the subject of explosion I shall deal only with those explosive bodies which are in general use as projectile or blasting agents...

Deep Sea Sounding

Mr. President, Gentlemen:

The Nicaragua Survey

In the absence of the author, Master S.A. Staunton, U.S. Navy, read the following paper.


Life Saving at Sea

Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:

Prize Essay


Annapolis, Md., June 13, 1878.

Commander A. T. Mahan, U. S. N., Vice...


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