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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 have profited by the costly experiments which have so advanced the great Navies of Europe.
An Experimental Lecture. Upon The Causes of and Conditions which Promote Explosions
Chas. E, Munroe, Prof, of Chemistry
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 and whose explosive properties result from the re-arranging of their constituent atoms.