Proceedings Magazine - 1883 Vol 9/2/24

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Boston, March 14, 1883.

Lieut. J. B. Murdock, U. S. N.,

     Corresponding Secretary, &c., Annapolis, Md.

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  • Prize Essay

    Boston, March 14, 1883.

    Lieut. J. B. Murdock, U. S. N.,

         Corresponding Secretary, &c., Annapolis, Md.

  • How May the Sphere of Usefullness of Naval Officers be Extended in Time of Peace with Advantage to the Country and the Naval Service
    By Lieutenant Carlos G. Calkins

    ''Pour encourager les autres."

     

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  • How May the Sphere of Usefullness of Naval Officers be Extended in Time of Peace with Advantage to the Country and the Naval Service
    By Commander N. H. Farquhar

    “Semper Paratus.”

     

    In time of peace, prepare for war, is the paramount duty of a nation; and particularly is it so of the naval part of it; and in no way can a naval officer serve his country and the service so...

  • How May the Sphere of Usefullness of Naval Officers be Extended in Time of Peace with Advantage to the Country and the Naval Service
    By Captain A. P. Cooke

    "Cuilibet in arte sua credendum est."

     

  • The Theory of the Deep Sea Wave
    Assistant Naval Constructor Richard Gatewood

    The mathematical theory of the rolling of ships in a seaway is now so well established in all its main features as not to admit of doubt as to its principal deductions affecting the methods of obtaining desirable qualities in ships. Here, however...

  • Curves of Stability
    Commander C. M. Chester

    The night of September 6th, 1870, was a memorable one in the annals of the British navy. A few days before, the Captain, a large ship of the line, of new design, manned by the elite of the English service, with the designer himself on board, took...

  • Notes of the Literature of Explosives
    Prof. Chas. E. Munroe

    No. IV.

     

  • Surface Condensers
    Cadet Engineer J. M. Whitham

    The old practice of making the condensing surface a certain percentage of the heating surface of the boilers has been largely followed by designers, and is even now recommended by many engineers. But it is evident there can be no relation between...

  • Professional Notes

    The Relations between the Size, Speed, and Power of Marine Engines.

    By Richard Sennett, Chief Engineer Royal Navy, Memb. Inst. M. E., &c.

    (From the Journal of the Royal United Service Institution, Vol. XXVI, No...

  • Bibliographic Notices

    ANNALEN DER HYDROGRAPHIE UND MARITIMEN METEOROLOGIE.

    Part I, 1883. The physical geography and meteorology of the Cape of Good Hope. The deep sea soundings of the Siemens steamer Faraday. Hurricane in the Indian Ocean in May, 1881. Rules...

  • Naval Institute Prize Essay, 1884

    A Prize of one hundred dollars and a gold medal is offered by the Naval Institute for the best Essay presented, subject to the following rules:


 
 

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