Officers of the Institute

January 1883
OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE.1883.PRESIDENT,REAR-ADMIRAL THORNTON A. JENKINS. VICE-PRESIDENT,CAPTAIN F. M. RAMSAY. SECRETARY,LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER C. M. THOMAS. CORRESPONDING SECRETARY,LIEUTENANT J. B. MURDOCK. TREASURER,PAYMASTER R. W. ALLEN. COMMITTEE ON PUBLICATIONS,LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER J. ...

List of Members

January 1883
LIST OF MEMBERS555.April 1883.Abbot, C. W. Pay DirectorAckley, S. M. LieutenantAdams, J. D. LieutenantAddicks, W. R. Naval CadetAlger, P. R. EnsignAllderdice, W., Esq. PhiladelphiaAllen, G. M. Asst. ...

Naval Institute Prize Essays, 1879-1883.

January 1883
1879.Subject: “Naval Education.—I. Officers. II. Men.”Judges of Award:—Charles W. Eliot, President of Harvard University; Daniel Ammen, Rear-Admiral, U. S. N.; Wm. H. Shock, Engineer-in-chief, U. S. N.Winner of the ...

Necrology

January 1883
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 ...

Annual Report of the Secretary

January 1883
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 ...

Treasurer's Report

January 1883
U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., March 21, 1883. To the President, Officers and Members of the United States Naval Institute. Gentlemen:—The Treasurer’s statement for the year 1882 is as ...

Chemical Theory of Gunpowder

H. Debus
January 1883
[From the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Part 11, 1882.] According to Bellani, the English army used cannon at the battle of Crecy in the year 1346. The correctness ...

The Belleville Boiler

Professor J. Leroux
January 1883
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 improvements. The ...

Rescue of the Trinity's Crew from Heard's Island

Ensign W. I. Chambers
January 1883
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 ...

Bibliographic Notices

January 1883
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 ...

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