Proceedings Magazine - 1880 Vol 6/1/11

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Page x, Hue 7, for Constable read Constructor.

Page xv, line 13, for “Teuton” read “Trenton”.

Page xv, line 3 from bottom, for Baclife read Bache.





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  • Errata

    Page x, Hue 7, for Constable read Constructor.

    Page xv, line 13, for “Teuton” read “Trenton”.

    Page xv, line 3 from bottom, for Baclife read Bache.

    Page 41, line 9 from bottom, for controls read control...

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  • List of Members



    April, 1880.

    (Notice.—Members are requested to notify the Secretary if...

  • Constitution and By-Laws



    Article I. The Organization shall be known as the United States Naval Institute.


  • Secretary's Report

    U. S. Naval. Institute.

    Annapolis, Md., Jan’y 8th, 1880.

  • Treasurer's Report


    U. S. Naval Institute. Annapolis, Md., Jan’y 7th, 1880.

    I beg leave to submit the enclosed report of the receipts and expenditures of the Institute, from Jan...

  • Our Rifled Ordnance
    Lieut. H. W. Lyon

    Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:—

    My endeavor in this paper will be to lay before you the efforts that have been made during the past few years by the Ordnance Bureau of the Navy Department to increase the efficiency of our ordnance; and...

  • The Training of Seamen
    Lt.Comdr. F. E. Chadwick

    Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:—

  • Synopsis of a Lecture on Color Blindness and its Dangers on the Sea
    B. Joy Jeffries, M. D.

    I need not remind the members of the Institute that there is danger in the inability to distinguish instantly and accurately the color of the red and green side lights, the colors of signal flags, of buoys, marks, and light-houses. The extent of...

  • Discussion

    A Uniform System of Rigs for Boats and Launches.

    The Chairman:—
    The subject before the Institute is one of importance to the Navy; for it does not appear that experience has produced in our service a system of boats and their...

  • The Employment of Torpedoes in Steam Launches Against Men of War
    Lieut. Charles Chabaud Arnault

    Translated by Lieut. T. B. M. Mason, U. S. N.

  • The Training Ship Minnesota
    Lieut. B. Noyes

    Additional remarks of Lieut. B. Noyes on Lieut. Comdr Chadwick's paper, particularly treating of the system and routine, as carried out on board the Training Ship Minnesota.

    In a general way the system on board the Minnesota is as...

  • Naval Institute Prize Essay, 1881

    A Prize of one hundred dollars and a gold medal of the value of fifty dollars is offered by the Naval Institute for the best essay presented subject to tile following rules:—


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