Proceedings Magazine - 1879 Vol 5/3/8

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Mr. President and Gentlemen:—Having accepted your kind invitation to read a paper before the Institute, I had already progressed well towards the completion of an essay before I knew that...

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Mr. President and Gentlemen:—Having accepted your kind invitation to read a paper before the Institute, I had already progressed well...

The Navigation of the China Seas

Introductory Remarks.

 

I have been requested by the committee to prepare a paper on the navigation of the China seas. I have...

On the Employment of Boat Guns as Light Artillery for Landing Parties

At the risk of being accused of devoting too much attention to what is termed, by some officers, soldiering, I would ask your attention this...

Revolving Storms, or How the Winds Blow Within the Storm Disk

Mr. President and Gentlemen :—Not very many years ago, probably quite within the recollection of some of the old officers of the navy, the...

The Boiler Power of Naval Vessels

The problem to be solved in designing the machinery of a vessel may be stated in general terms as follows: a given amount of power is to be...

Professional Notes

The Duchemin Compass. "The ordinary compass needle offers to the two magnetic currents of the earth, a surface merely narrow and...

List of Members

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Prize and Other Essays

Prize

And Other Essays.

1879.

Washington, March 22, 1879.

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