Proceedings Magazine - 1876 Vol. 2/1/2

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Page 9, line 18, for Lieutenant Geo. M. Lotten, U. S. N., read Lieutenant Geo. M. Totten, U. S. N.

Page 26, line 14, for 124 feet...



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    Page 9, line 18, for Lieutenant Geo. M. Lotten, U. S. N., read Lieutenant Geo. M. Totten, U. S. N.

    Page 26, line 14, for 124 feet, read 98 feet.

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  • Officers and Members of the United States Naval Institute

    For the year 1877.


    Rear-Admiral C. R. P. Rodgers, U.S.N.


  • Members of the U. S. Naval Institute

    Rear-Admiral John L. Worden, U. S. N.

    Captain K. R. Breese, U. S. N.

    Commander E. Terry, U. S. N.

    Commander F. V...

  • Erratum

    Page 10, line 21, for Commander Montgomery Iicard, U. S. N., read Commander Montgomery Sicard, U. S. N.

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  • On The Velocity of the Wind
    Lieutenant J. Forsyth Meigs

    I beg to enclose herewith a record of observations made by myself on board the United States Steamer Omaha, Captain P. C. Johnson Commanding, of the relative speeds of this ship and of the propelling wind upon various points of sailing; and of...

  • The Interoceanic Canal
    Lieutenant Frederick Collins

    Some two years since, I had the honor to read before the Naval Institute, a paper in which I attempted to present a comprehensive view of the Interoceanic Canal question, as it then appeared in the light of the latest reliable information.

  • The Tactics of Submarine Telegraph Work
    Passed Assistant Engineer Thos. W. Rae

    This title has been chosen to define precisely the scope of the paper. No industrial enterprise exacts of its votaries from inception to completion, wider and more thorough knowledge of their respective specialties, than does the uniting of...

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    Lieut. T.B.M. Mason, U.S.N.



  • The Comparison of Steamships
    Passed Assistant Engineer Thomas W. Rae

    The paper here submitted to the Institute is substantially the same as a lecture delivered, a fortnight since, to the present graduating class of Cadet Midshipmen. Its object was to prepare them to judge intelligently of questions that at times...

  • Hygienic Notes on Ships' Bilges
    Lieut. Com. Charles F. Goodrich

    It is an unquestioned fact that, in the internal arrangements of our ships of war, naval constructors have been pre-eminently conservative.


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    The gun designed by Capt. Noble was built at the works of Sir William Armstrong, known as the Elswick Ordnance Works, New-Castle on Tyne, England.


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    Albert L. Gihon, A. M., M. D., Medical Inspector U. S. N.

    Mr. President and Gentlemen:

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