Proceedings Magazine - 1887 Vol. 13/3/42

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Prize Essay for 1887

“In hoc signo vinces.”


To be successful in the landing of seamen and marines and in...



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The Naval Brigade: Its Organization, Equipment, and Tactics

Prize Essay for 1887

“In hoc signo vinces.”


To be...

Training of Enlisted Men of the Engineer's Force

The engine department of a modern war vessel may be compared to a machine shop. This comparison holds as well when the engines are in motion as...

Iron and Steel, and the Mitis Process

Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:—I am announced to speak to you this evening upon " Iron and Steel, and the Mitis Process "—a...

A New Method for Carrying and Lowering, and for Detaching Boats; Also a Suggestion for Defending Ships Against Auto-Mobile Torpedoes

Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen.—The models I wish to exhibit to you this evening I have spent a great deal of time and thought upon, but until...

Notes on the Literature of Explosives

No. XIV.

Under the title of "A Remarkable Explosion," Prof. L. R. F. Griffin describes, in the...

Electric Motors

Commander W. T. Sampson, Vice-President, in the chair.—The subject of the paper to be presented to the Institute this evening is "...

Professional Notes

The Wheeler Surface Condenser

By W. F. Worthington, P. A. Engineer, U. S. N.

This condenser (Fig. I) is similar to...

Book Notice

Azimuth: A Treatise on this Subject. By Lieutenant-Commander Joseph Edgar Craig, U. S. Navy. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

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A prize of one hundred dollars and a gold medal is...


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