Proceedings Magazine - 1885 Vol. 11/1/32

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PRESIDENT,

REAR-ADMIRAL THORNTON A. JENKINS.

VICE-PRESIDENT,

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Highlights

  • The Reconstruction and Increase of the Navy
    By Ensign W. I. Chambers, U.S.N.

    Prize Essay of 1884

    “Thou too, sail on, O Ship of State!”

    Introductory.

  • Discussion of 1884 Prize Essay

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  • Officers of the Institute, 1885

    PRESIDENT,

    REAR-ADMIRAL THORNTON A. JENKINS.

    VICE-PRESIDENT,

    CAPTAIN F. M. RAMSAY.

    ...
  • List of Members

    Regular Members 601.

    Abbot, C. W.     Pay Director

    Abbott, J. S.             Lieutenant

    Ackley, S. M...

  • Necrology

    Lieutenant John P. J. Augur. Born March 31, 1852. Appointed a Cadet Midshipman, September 26, 1866. Graduated, June 7, 1870. Served on board the Brooklyn and Plymouth, European Squadron, from July, 1870, to June,...

  • Constitution and By-Laws

    ARTICLE I.—Title.

    This organization shall be called the United States Naval Institute.

    ARTICLE II.—Object.

    Its object is the advancement of professional, literary, and scientific...

  • Naval Institute Prize Essays, 1879-1885

    1879.

    Subject:—“Naval Education.—I. Officers. II. Men.”

    Judges of Award:—Charles W. Eliot, President of Harvard University ; Daniel Ammen, Rear-...

  • Annual Report of the Secretary and Treasurer

    To the President, Officers and Members of the United States Naval Institute :

    Gentlemen:—The undersigned submits the following report of the interests of the Naval Institute for the year 1884.

    The cash statement is as follows...

  • Prize Essay

    Washington, March 28, 1884.

    To Lieut.-Commander Thomas, U. S. N.,

                Secretary.

  • Notes on the Literature of Explosives
    By Prof. Charles E. Munroe, U. S. N. A.

    No. VII.

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

    Inspector of Explosives, we are in receipt of the Seventh Annual Report (1882) of H. M. Inspectors of Explosives, and of several...

  • Curves of Stability of the Daphne and Hammonia
    By Charles H. Cramp, Esq.

    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 stability of the ship H.F. Dimock recently launched by us.

    We have also drawn the curves of...

  • Notes on Bilge Keels
    By Assistant Naval Constructor Francis T. Bowles, U. S. N.

    Theory.

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

    The following quotations give the most valuable and conclusive...

  • Competitive Trial of Chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory
    By Lieutenant E. K. Moore, U.S.N.

    Sixteen (16) chronometers were received at the Observatory, in December, 1883, for competitive trial, of which, at least, four of the best were to be purchased for the United States Navy. They were submitted by the four principal American makers...

  • On the Tension of Winding Wire-Guns
    By Philip R. Alger, Ensign, U. S. N.

    The theories which have been advanced and generally accepted, relative to the elastic resistance of hollow cylinders, are based on the assumption that the cylinder will be deformed only when one of the tensions or pressures acting on it equals...

  • Professional Notes

    In examining the earlier reports of the Secretary of the Navy, many things of considerable historical interest in naval construction have been encountered. Notable among these are the communications of Lieut. W. W. Hunter, U. S. N., following the...

  • Reviews

    No publication will be noticed under this head, unless a copy, to be placed in the Institute Library, is sent to the Secretary and Treasurer at Annapolis, Md.


    The Attack and Defence of Coast...

  • Bibliographic Notes / Additions to Library

    AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY, Bulletin No. 1, 1884.

    The growing power of the Republic of Chili.

    AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING ENGINEERS, Transactions, Vol. XII.

    Physical and chemical tests of steel...


 
 

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