Officers of the Institute

January 1884
OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE.1884.PRESIDENT,REAR-ADMIRAL THORNTON A. JENKINS. VICE-PRESIDENT,CAPTAIN F. M. RAMSAY. SECRETARY,LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER C. M. THOMAS. CORRESPONDING SECRETARY,PASSED ASST. ENGINEER J. K. BARTON. TREASURER,LIEUTENANT J. B. BRIGGS. COMMITTEE ON ...

List of Members

January 1884
LIST OF MEMBERS583.January 1884.Abbot, C. W. Pay DirectorAbbott, J. S. LieutenantAckley, S. M. LieutenantAdams, J. D. LieutenantAddicks, W. R., Esq. Altoona, Pa.Alger, P. R. EnsignAllderdice, W., Esq. ...

Necrology

January 1884
Hon. Gustavus V. Fox. Born at Saugus, Massachusetts, June 12, 1821. Appointed a Midshipman in the Navy, January 12, 1838. His first cruise was in the sloop-of-war Cyane. At the ...

Constitution

January 1884
Title.Article I. The organization shall be known as the United States Naval Institute.Object.Art. II. Its object shall be the advancement of professional and scientific knowledge in the ...

By-Laws

January 1884
Article I. The rules of the United States House of Representatives shall, in so far as applicable, govern the parliamentary proceedings of the Society.Art. II. 1. At both regular and ...

Annual Report of the Secretary

January 1884
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 1883. Jan. 1883. ...

Annual Report of the Treasurer

January 1884
U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., January 11th, 1884. To the President, Officers and Members , of the United States Naval Institute: Gentlemen:—The Treasurer’s statement for the year 1883 is ...

Naval Institute Prize Essays, 1879-1884.

January 1884
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 ...

Researches on the Effects of Powder (1874-1878)

By M. E. Sarrau, Ingenieur des Poudres et Salpetres, Translated by Lieutenants J. F. Meigs and R. R. Ingersoll, U. S. N.
January 1884
Part I.THEORETICAL RESEARCHES ON THE EFFECTS OF GUNPOWDER AND OTHER EXPLOSIVES.CHAPTER I.Properties of Gases.1. Mariotte's and Gay-Lussac's Laws.—Gases and superheated vapors tend towards a limiting state, called that of a ...

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