Proceedings Magazine - 1879 Vol 5/5/10

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The war now being waged in South America between Chili on the one side and Peru and Bolivia on the other is of interest to naval officers because of the importance of the part which the navies of...

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The War in South America

The war now being waged in South America between Chili on the one side and Peru and Bolivia on the other is of interest to naval officers because...

Torpedoes - Their Disposition and Radius of Destructive Effect

The thorough investigation of this subject has as yet to be made. Although experiments bearing upon it have been instituted and carried Out in...

On an Instrument for Solving Spherical Triangles

About the year 1856 it occurred to me that an instrument for solving spherical triangles by inspection might be useful in navigation. But after...

The U.S.S. Alarm

The Alarm was authorized by an act of Congress, appropriating three hundred thousand dollars to build two Torpedo boats. Secretary Robeson put one...

The Development of Armor as Applied to Ships

Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:—

Chemical Theory of the Combustion of Gunpowder

By R. Bunsen and L. Schischkoff.

Translated by Chas. E. Munroe, Prof. U. S. N. A.

Official Report of the Naval Engagement between the Chilian Fleet and the Peruvian Ram Husacar.—Fought on the 8th October, 1879, Off Point Tetas

ANTOFAGASTA, 10TH OCTOBER, 1879.

To The Commanding General.—

 

Sir:—After my arrival in Mexillones de Chile...

In Memoriam: Commodore Foxhall A. Parker, U. S. N.

In Memoriam

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

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