Officers of the Institute (Ex-Officio)

December 1874
TIIE UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE.Organized October 9, 1873, at the U. S. Naval Academy.Constitution Adopted December 11, 1873.OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE (EX-OFFICIO).PATRON,THE HONORABLE GEORGE M. ROBESON,The Secretary of ...

Officers of the Institute (Elective)

December 1874
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.COMMODORE FOXHALL A. PARKER, U.S.N.MEDICAL INSPECTOR A. C. GORGAS, U.S.N.COMMANDER J. D. MARVIN, US.N.COMMANDER W. T. SAMPSON, U.S.N.CHIEF-ENGINEER CHARLES H. BAKER, U.S.N. RECORDER AND TREASURER.CHIEF-ENGINEER CHARLES H. ...

Constitution

December 1874
TITLEArticle I.—This Society shall be known as “The United States Naval Institute.”OBJECT.Art. II.—Its object shall be the advancement of professional and scientific knowledge in the Navy.ORGANIZATION ...

By-Laws

December 1874
Article I.—The rules of the United States House of Representatives shall, in so far as applicable, govern the parliamentary proceedings of the Society.Art. II.—1. At both regular and stated meetings ...

Members of the U. S. Naval Institute

December 1874
Rear-Admiral JOHN L. WORDEN, U.S.N.Captain K. RANDOLPH BREESE, U.S.N.Commander EDWARD TERRY, U.S.N.Commander F. V. McNAIR, U.S.N.Lieutenant-Commander P. H. COOPER, U.S.N.Commodore DANIEL AMMEN, U.S.N.Commodore FOXHALL A. PARKER, U.S.N.Commander S. D. GREENE, ...
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Compund Engines

Chief-Engineer C. H. Baker, U.S.N.
December 1874
During the past ten years some modifications in the practice of marine steam-engineering have been effected, having economy of fuel as their object, for which so large a measure of ...

The Cruise of the Tigress

Lt.-Commander H. C. White, U.S.N
December 1874
The present paper cannot, in any degree, present facts which are of value to science. The cruise of the Tigress was one purely of humanity and the orders which directed ...

The Armament of Our Ships of War

Captain W. N. Jeffers, U.S.N
December 1874
INTRODUCTORY OBSERVATIONS. Reasoning from the numerous applications made by commanding officers to the Bureau of Ordnance, as soon as they join their ships, for some change of battery, it must ...

The "Monitor" and the "Merrimac."

Commodore Foxhall A. Parker, U.S.N.
December 1874
At ten minutes before ten, on the morning of the 30th of January, 1863, an iron floating battery, designed for the Government of the United States by John Ericsson, and ...

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