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The Papers and Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute.

Volume IV:-Part I.

1878.

Claremont, N. H.

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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 IV:-Part I.

1878.

Claremont, N. H....

A Brief Account of the Progress of the Art of Navigation

Navigation is defined by one of the old writers upon this subject to be "the art of conducting a vessel from one port to another in the...

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...

The Barometer in High Southern Latitudes

In submitting the following, I am aware that I may be assailed with the remark that a rule cannot be laid down from observations during so limited...

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...

On a Proposed Type of Cruiser for the United States Navy

For many years, we have, perforce, remained comparatively idle, without making any improvement in our Navy, content that it should be so because...

Deep Sea Sounding

Mr. President, Gentlemen:

Postscript

U. S. Naval Institute,

Annapolis, Md., June 13, 1878.

Commander A. T. Mahan, U. S. N., Vice President, in the Chair.

The...

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:


 
 

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