Proceedings Magazine - 1885 Vol. 11/1/32

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The Reconstruction and Increase of the Navy

Prize Essay of 1884

“Thou too, sail on, O Ship of State!”

Introductory.

Discussion of 1884 Prize Essay

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The Reconstruction and Increase of the Navy

This complete issue of Proceedings is provided for your use in its original format only at this time.  The editorial team...

Notes on the Literature of Explosives

No. VII.

Through the courtesy of Col. V. D. Majendie, C. B., H. M. Chief

Inspector of Explosives, we are...

Curves of Stability of the Daphne and Hammonia

Owing to the interest manifested within the few past months, in the stability of ships at their launching draught, we have had made a curve of...

Notes on Bilge Keels

Theory.

The following is an approximate solution for the amount of resistance opposed by a bilge keel to isochronous rolling...

Competitive Trial of Chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory

Sixteen (16) chronometers were received at the Observatory, in December, 1883, for competitive trial, of which, at least, four of the best were to...

On the Tension of Winding Wire-Guns

The theories which have been advanced and generally accepted, relative to the elastic resistance of hollow cylinders, are based on the assumption...

Professional Notes

In examining the earlier reports of the Secretary of the Navy, many things of considerable historical interest in naval construction have been...


 
 

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