Proceedings Magazine - 1881 Vol 7/1/15

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PRESIDENT.

REAR-ADMIRAL JOHN RODGERS.

VICE-PRESIDENT.

REAR-...

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  • Proceedings Survey

  • Standing for Our Flag

    In the June Proceedings, Captain Eyer in his “Charting a Course” column introduced retired Navy Admiral William...

  • SURVEY RESULTS: THE TOP THREE MOST EFFECTIVE NAVAL WEAPONS EVER USED!

    # 3 The Exocet Missile 

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  • Officers of the Institute, 1881

    PRESIDENT.

    REAR-ADMIRAL JOHN RODGERS.

    VICE-PRESIDENT.

    REAR-ADMIRAL G. B. BALCH.

    ...
  • List of Members

    LIST OF MEMBERS.

    501.

    April, 1881.

    (Notice—The...

  • Necrology

    Chief Engineer Harman Newell. Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed Third Assistant Engineer, Sept. 22, 1849. Office engineer-in- chief and coast survey duty, 1849—52. Promoted to Second Assistant Engineer, Feb. 26,...

  • Annual Report of the Secretary

    ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SECRETARY.

    Mr. President, and Members of the Institute:—

  • Annual Report of the Treasurer

    U. S. Naval Academy.

    Annapolis, Jan’y 7th, 1881.

    Gentlemen:

  • Deflecting Armor
    N. B. Clark

    The construction of war ships has within the last forty years undergone many changes; among these have been the abandonment of sails as a sole means of propulsion, and the substitution of steam as the chief motive power, the application of armor...

  • The Recent Investigations of the Gulf Stream by the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Steamer Blake
    John R. Bartlett

    I consider it a great honor to be connected in any way with the investigation of this great river of the ocean, and it will give me pleasure to lay before the Naval Institute any new facts that I have obtained, under the direction of Mr....

  • The Type of (I) Armored Vessel, (II) Cruiser, Best Suited to the Present Needs of the United States
    Lieut. E. W. Very

    "Aut Caesar, aut nullus."

     

  • Professional Notes

    The Effect of Great Cold Upon Magnetism.

    An investigation upon the magnetic condition of steel and upon the magnetic permeability of iron is now being made in the Physical Laboratory of Harvard University by Prof. John...

  • The Type of (I) Armored Vessel, (II) Cruiser, Best Suited to the Present Needs of the United States
    Seaton Schroeder

    "In via virtute via nulla.''

     

    Mr. President and Gentlemen:—

    The attention of this Institute has been invited to the naval defense of our country. At a time when public sentiment, as reflected in the...

  • Repairing a Broken Crank with Wire Rope.
    J. C. Kafer

    The following description of the temporary repairs made to the broken cranks of the U. S. S. Pensacola, by Passed Assistant Engineer Geo. W. Stivers, U. S. N., is interesting in showing what may be done with wire rope in the way of repairs on...

  • Book Notices

    Notices and reviews of professional publications may be inserted under this heading, provided a copy to be deposited in the library of the Institute is sent to the Corresponding Secretary. All reviews must be signed by the reviewer...

  • Bibliographic Notices

    ARMY AND NAVY MAGAZINE, Jan., 188k (Naval articles). The Russian Navy, the story of the cruisers. Naval artillery. The De Bay propellor.

    March, 1881. The Russian fleet in Central Asia.

    COLBURN’S UNITED SERVICE MAGAZINE, Jan....

  • Books Received

    American Geographical Society. Bulletin No. 2 of 1880.

    American Society of Civil Engineers, Transactions, Jan., Feb., 1881, and List of members.

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Papers...

  • Naval Institute Prize Essay, 1882

    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 the following rules:—


 
 

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