The War in South America

Lieut. J. F. Meigs
December 1879
The war now being waged in South America between Chili on the one side and Peru and Bolivia on the other is of interest to naval officers because of the ...
Schematic of the Mallory Steering Propeller

The U.S.S. Alarm

By Lieut. R. M. G. Brown, U. S. N.
December 1879
The Alarm was authorized by an act of Congress, appropriating three hundred thousand dollars to build two Torpedo boats. Secretary Robeson put one under the charge of the Admiral of ...

The Development of Armor as Applied to Ships

Lieut. Jacob W. Miller
December 1879
Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:—The progress of the past century is in no instance more marked than in the development of naval architecture. In this development—as in all kindred onward efforts—the ...

Book Notices

December 1879
At a recent meeting of the Executive Committee it wasResolved:-That notices and reviews of professional books may be inserted in the proceedings; but that no American book shall ...

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