Proceedings Magazine - 1884 Vol 10/3/30


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  • Smith Sound and Its Exploration
    Dr. Emil Bessels

    By Dr. Emil Bessels.

  • The Cruise of Columbus in the Bahamas
    Lieutenant J. B. Murdock

    It devolved on me a year ago to review for the Naval Institute the monograph of the late Hon. G.V. Fox on the Landfall of Columbus. I became interested in the subject and gave it careful study; but, while appreciating the conscientious care shown...

  • Naval Tactics
    Lieutenant-Commander Horace Elmer

    Throughout the general advance in the arts and sciences, nowhere has progress been more marked, more continuous, than in naval architecture. From the line-of-battle ship of fifty years ago, to the modern mast-less ironclad with ram bow, high...

  • Cylinder Diameters of Marine Compound Engines
    By Assistant Engineer Jay M. Whitham, U. S. N.

    The following summary of the different methods of designing the cylinder diameters of marine compound engines is presented in the hope that it may be of interest to those engineers who have no access to the numerous publications on this subject....

  • Professional Notes

    The Care of Boilers in the Navy

    By Assistant Engineer W. M. Parks, U.S.N.

    To any one at all familiar with the subject, it must be evident that the lifetime of boilers fitted to the vessels of our Navy is too short,...

  • Bibliographic Notices


  • Additions to Library


    American Geographical Society, Proceedings. Nos. 3-4.

    American Institute of Mining Engineers, Transactions. Vol. XI., 1883. American Iron and Steel Association, Bulletin. Nos. 3-11.


  • Naval Institute Prize Esssay, 1885

    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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