Officers of the Institute, 1881

January 1881
PRESIDENT.REAR-ADMIRAL JOHN RODGERS.VICE-PRESIDENT.REAR-ADMIRAL G. B. BALCH.SECRETARY.LIEUTENANT C. BELKNAP.CORRESPONDING SECRETARY.PROFESSOR C. E. MUNROE.TREASURER.CHIEF-ENGINEER JAMES P. SPRAGUE.COMMITTEE ON PUIU.ICATIONS.LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER P. F. HARRINGTON.LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER C. M. THOMAS.LIEUTENANT E. D. TAUSSIG.Presidents of the Naval ...

List of Members

January 1881
LIST OF MEMBERS.501.April, 1881.(Notice—The Proceedings will be sent to the addresses herein given, until information is received to the contrary. To prevent the loss of numbers, the ...

Necrology

January 1881
Chief Engineer Harman Newell. Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed Third Assistant Engineer, Sept. 22, 1849. Office engineer-in- chief and coast survey duty, 1849—52. Promoted to Second Assistant Engineer, Feb. 26, 1851. ...

Annual Report of the Secretary

January 1881
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SECRETARY. Mr. President, and Members of the Institute:— In accordance with the custom established, I believe, at the last annual meeting, I have the honor to ...

Annual Report of the Treasurer

January 1881
U. S. Naval Academy.Annapolis, Jan’y 7th, 1881.Gentlemen:The enclosed report is respectfully submitted of the receipts and expenditures of the Institute from Jan. 7th, 1880, to Jan. 7th, 1881, showing a ...

Deflecting Armor

N. B. Clark
January 1881
The construction of war ships has within the last forty years undergone many changes; among these have been the abandonment of sails as a sole means of propulsion, and the ...

Professional Notes

January 1881
The Effect of Great Cold Upon Magnetism.An investigation upon the magnetic condition of steel and upon the magnetic permeability of iron is now being made in the Physical Laboratory ...

Book Notices

January 1881
Notices and reviews of professional publications may be inserted under this heading, provided a copy to be deposited in the library of the Institute is sent to the Corresponding Secretary. ...

Bibliographic Notices

January 1881
ARMY AND NAVY MAGAZINE, Jan., 188k (Naval articles). The Russian Navy, the story of the cruisers. Naval artillery. The De Bay propellor.March, 1881. The Russian fleet in Central Asia.COLBURN’S UNITED ...

Books Received

January 1881
American Geographical Society. Bulletin No. 2 of 1880.American Society of Civil Engineers, Transactions, Jan., Feb., 1881, and List of members.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Papers read at First Annual Meeting, ...

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