War Schools

Commodore Stephen B. Luce
December 1883
In establishing a branch of the Naval Institute at Coasters Harbor Island (Newport), I beg leave to avail myself of so fitting an occasion to offer a few remarks on ...

Naval Intelligence

Ensign Charles C. Rogers
December 1883
That intelligence is not used here in the sense of quick understanding, but in that of information, is a fact sufficiently understood. Worcester defines the word as "acquired knowledge; news; ...

The Evolution of Courts-Martial

Lieutenant Nathan Sargent
December 1883
The development of courts-martial from their primordial form in the courts of chivalry to the model of to-day, is a subject somewhat difficult to investigate, so many customs and formalities ...

Water-Line Defence and Gun-Shields for Cruisers

Passed Assistant Engineer N. B. Clark
December 1883
“An examination of facts is the foundation of science.” A well designed war-ship may be termed an aggregation of compromises. The augmentation or extension of any quality beyond a certain ...

Deck Chart-Board

Lieutenant Albert Ross
December 1883
In the Proceedings of the Naval Institute, Vol. VII, No. 4, 1882, attention was called to this subject, under an article headed "Aids in the Practical Work of Navigation." No ...

Professional Notes

December 1883
Electricity Applied to Explosive Purposes. By Sir Frederick A. Abel, C. B., F. R. S., Hon. M. Inst., C. E. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, ...

Bibliographic Notices

December 1883
BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN IRON AND STEEL ASSOCIATION. Sept. 26. New legal standard wire gauge. The following has been issued by the Standards Department of the British Board of Trade. ...

Additions to Library

December 1883
Exchanges. Annalen der Hydrographic u. Maritimen Meteorologie. Nos. 4, 6 and 7, 1883. Association Parisienne des Proprietaircs d’Appareilsa Vapeur. Ninth Bulletin. Bulletin American Iron and Steel Association. Weekly. Bulletin de ...

Naval Institute Prize Essay, 1884

December 1883
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: Competition for the Prize ...

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