Proceedings Magazine - 1886 Vol. 12/3/38

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Navy Department, Washington, D. C.,

February 18, 1886.     

Lieut. J. W. Danenhower, U. S. Navy,

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  • Prize Essay

    Navy Department, Washington, D. C.,

    February 18, 1886.     

    Lieut. J. W. Danenhower, U. S. Navy,

         Secretary U...

  • What Changes in Organization and Drill are Necessary to Sail and Fight Effectively Our War Ships of Latest Type?
    By Lieutenant Carlos G. Calkins, U. S. N.

    Prize Essay for 1886

    Scire quod nescias.

    CONTENTS.

  • What Changes in Organization and Drill are Necessary to Sail and Fight Effectively Our War Ships of Latest Type?
    By Ensign W.L. Rodgers, U.S.N.

    Honorably Mentioned.

    MOTTO

    The result of all naval administration and effort finds its expression in good organization and thorough drill on board of suitable ships.

    Organization...

  • Corrosion of the Copper of the Juniata
    By Charles E. Munroe

    On October 23, 1882, I received telegraphic orders from the Secretary of the Navy to proceed to New York and examine the Juniata, with the object of ascertaining the cause of the corrosion of her copper. On reporting there I found the Juniata in...

  • A Practical Method of Arriving at the Number, Size, Type, Rig, and Cost of the Vessels of which the U. S. Navy should Consist in Time of Peace
    By Lieutenant-Commander F. M. Barber, U.S.N.

    There is but little doubt of the fact that it is utterly impossible to-day to reconcile the ideas of different naval officers as to the size, rig, number, or types of vessels which we require, and that there is really no safe rule for a...

  • Notes on the Literature of Explosives
    By Charles E. Munroe

    The Trans. Tech. Soc. of the Pacific Coast, 2, 267 ; 1885, contains a paper by Fred. H. Jenssen on "Dynamite Catastrophes," in which he criticises adversely the theory advanced by L. J. Le Contef to account for their occurrence. Mr. Le...

  • Professional Notes

    Submarine Boats

    By Mr. T. Nordenfelt.

    [From United Service Gazette.]


    The principal raison d...

  • Review

    The Loss of the Oregon. By R. B. Forbes.

    An interesting brochure in which the veteran navigator has collated the most trustworthy accounts of the disaster to the Oregon that have been published. The author makes...

  • Bibliographic Notes

    AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING ENGINEERS, TRANSACTIONS PITTSBURGH MEETING, FEBRUARY, 1886.


 
 

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