Proceedings Magazine - 1883 Vol 9/1/23

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OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE.

1883.


PRESIDENT,

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  • Officers of the Institute

    OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE.

    1883.


    PRESIDENT,

    REAR-ADMIRAL THORNTON A....

  • List of Members

    LIST OF MEMBERS

    555.

    April 1883.

    Abbot, C. W.   ...

  • Naval Institute Prize Essays, 1879-1883.

    1879.

    Subject: “Naval Education.—I. Officers. II. Men.”

    Judges of Award:—Charles W. Eliot, President of Harvard University; Daniel Ammen, Rear-Admiral...

  • Necrology

    Medical Inspector Benjamin Franklin Gibbs. Born in New Jersey, August 18, 1836. November 12, 1858, appointed Assistant Surgeon. December 4, 1858, to the Memphis. May 23, 1859, detached and placed on waiting orders....

  • Annual Report of the Secretary

    Mr. President, and Members of the Naval Institute :

    I have the honor to submit the following report concerning the affairs of the Naval Institute for the year 1882.

    There has been a most gratifying increase in the membership, as...

  • Treasurer's Report

    U. S. Naval Academy,    

    Annapolis, Md., March 21, 1883.

    To the President, Officers and Members  of the United States Naval Institute.

    ...
  • Chemical Theory of Gunpowder
    H. Debus

    [From the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Part 11, 1882.]

  • Towing Experiments on Models to Determine the Resistance of Full-Sized Ships
    Assistant Naval Constructor F. T. Bowles

    In this paper there is compiled a brief description of Mr. W. Froude's dynamometric apparatus used in towing models, and a description of the method of obtaining from such experiments the resistance of a full-sized ship, and a summary of the...

  • On the Relation Existing Between Length of Bore and Muzzle Velocity
    Lieutenant Charles A. Stone

    In 1875, the following experiment was made at the National Armory for the purpose of determining the length of bore which gives the maximum muzzle velocity with the Springfield rifle, using the service ammunition. A rifle was made so that the...

  • The Belleville Boiler
    Professor J. Leroux

    Description of the Boilers.

     

    The last government vessel fitted with boilers (Belleville system) was the gunboat l'Epee, in 1872. Since that time the Belleville steam-generators have received many...

  • Rescue of the Trinity's Crew from Heard's Island
    Ensign W. I. Chambers

    While at anchor off Montevideo, Uruguay, November 10, 1881, the U.S.S. Marion, Commander Silas W. Terry, U.S.N., commanding, received telegraphic orders to prepare at once for sea. Amid the excitement of hurried preparations, written orders were...

  • Professional Notes
  • Bibliographic Notices

    ANNALEN DER HYDROGRAPHIE UND MARITIMEN METEOROLOGIE.

    No. 12, 1882. The four voyages of the Dutch ship Willem Barents to Barents sea in 1878-1881. The thunderstorm of Aug. 9, 1881. Oceanographic observations in the...

  • American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pa.: Extract from the By-Laws

    Chapter XII.

    Of the Magellanic Fund.


 
 

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