Naval Education

Lieutenant-Commander Allan D. Brown
October 1879
"Qui non proficit, deficit' I.—Officers. The question of Naval Education is one that is fraught not only with the improvement of that branch of the public service, but, in the ...

Naval Education

Lieutenant-Commander C. F. Goodrich
October 1879
“Esse quam Videri.” The American people, as a natural deduction from their keen love of liberty, have ever cherished an equally keen antipathy to a large standing army and navy. ...

Naval Education

By Commander A. T. Mahan, U.S. Navy
October 1879
“Essayons.” In considering the question of Naval Education for officers and men it is necessary to put clearly before us two things—1st, the material upon which we shall have to ...

The Environment of the Man of the Sea

Medical Inspector B. F. Gibbs
October 1879
Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Institute:The limits of this paper on the Environment of the Man of the Sea, will permit me to touch upon a very few of ...

Testing Water on Board Ship

Lieut. Commander Horace Elmer
October 1879
Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:There are few things of more importance to the health of a community than good water, and of all classes of people sailors are certainly most sorely ...

The U. S. Ship Trenton (A Supplement.)

Geo. W. Baird, Passed Assistant Engineer
October 1879
As there had been no full speed trial of the Trenton at the time I wrote my paper describing the improved machinery on board that vessel, and in consequence of ...

Uses of Astronomy

Rear Admiral John Rodgers
October 1879
In some occupations it happens that the good attained by them is not seen at once, but only when the effects are traced to their sources do we find the ...

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