Map of Alexandria

The Bombardment of Alexandria

Charles C. Rogers
October 1882
With the political events which preceded the massacres at Alexandria on June 11, 1882, this article has nothing to do. That day it was decided that the rebellion in Egypt, ...

The Navy and Marines on Shore

Sir Evelyn Wood
October 1882
The following despatch from Major-General Sir Evelyn Wood, dated from Ramleh, the 20th September, 1882, was forwarded by General Sir Garnet Wolseley to the Secretary of State for War, and ...

Mounting of Guns at Ramleh

October 1882
General Hawley requiring some heavy guns mounted, Lieutenant Percy Scott, gunnery lieutenant of the Inconstant, procured three 7-inch 7-ton guns from one of the Ras-el-Tin batteries. These guns had first ...

The Seizure of the Suez Canal

October 1882
The seizure of the Suez Canal, an event which will form a point of new departure in the history of the world, fell, in like manner as did the bombardment ...

Lord Charles Beresford on Machine Guns

Lord Charles Beresford
October 1882
Having always recognized the immense utility of machine-guns since first they were introduced, I was delighted to see such clear details given of the Nordenfeldt class in the Army and ...


October 1882
Machine Guns in Egypt—The value of machine guns was practically demonstrated by the Condor during the bombardment of Alexandria. Ships of the Condor class not being supplied with these arms, ...

Material Transported to Egypt

October 1882
The equipment of the different corps composing the force varies in some important particulars from that which has been laid down by recent regulations. The most notable of these changes ...


Albion V. Wadhams
October 1882
Transport Officer.—A naval officer is detailed to act as Transport Officer in each port. The captains of the transports report to him on arrival, each morning while in port, ...

Sir Garnet Wolseley's Instructions

October 1882
In the Blue Book on the affairs of Egypt appear the following instructions to Sir Garnet Wolseley. They are dated War Office, the 4th August, and Mr. Childers writes:"Her Majesty ...

The New Peers

October 1882
Vice-Admiral Sir Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour, G. C. B., Commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean Fleet, is the second but only surviving son of the late Sir Horace Beauchamp Seymour, M. P., ...

Notes on the Literature of Explosives

Charles E. Munroe
October 1882
No. III.Berthelot and Vieille have continued their investigations upon the explosive wave, and have given their results in the Comptes Rendus, 95, 151, July 24, 1882, under the title Nouvelle ...

Ocean Lanes

Capt. John Codman
October 1882
I have read with interest and care the "Discussion on Ocean Lanes" in Vol. VIII, No. 2, of your instructive magazine. My old friend, Capt. R. B. Forbes, who is ...

Professional Notes

E. W. Creak
October 1882
(From the Journal of the Royal United Service Institution.) The observer, provided with a small magnetic needle—with special pivot— for horizontal vibrations, and a small dip-circle and needle for vertical ...


October 1882
No publication will be noticed under this head, unless a copy, to be placed in the Institute Library, is sent to the Corresponding Secretary at Annapolis, Md.Magazine Rifles. By Lieutenant-Colonel ...

Bibilographic Notices

October 1882
ANNALEN DER HYDROGRAPH IE UND MARITIMEN METEORO- LOGIE, 1882. Part X. Results of recent investigations on deep sea and ocean physics. The-thunder storm of Aug. 9, 1881. Log notes. Entries ...

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