Proceedings Magazine - 1885 Vol. 11/1/32

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PRESIDENT,

REAR-ADMIRAL THORNTON A. JENKINS.

VICE-PRESIDENT,

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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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Officers of the Institute, 1885

PRESIDENT,

REAR-ADMIRAL THORNTON A. JENKINS.

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List of Members

Regular Members 601.

Abbot, C. W.     Pay Director

Abbott, J. S....

Necrology

Lieutenant John P. J. Augur. Born March 31, 1852. Appointed a Cadet Midshipman, September 26, 1866. Graduated, June...

Constitution and By-Laws

ARTICLE I.—Title.

This organization shall be called the United States Naval Institute.

ARTICLE...

Naval Institute Prize Essays, 1879-1885

1879.

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

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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...

Prize Essay

Washington, March 28, 1884.

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

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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...

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...

Bibliographic Notes / Additions to Library

AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY, Bulletin No. 1, 1884.

The growing power of the Republic of Chili.

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF...


 
 

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