Prize Essay

July 1886
Navy Department, Washington, D. C., February 18, 1886. Lieut. J. W. Danenhower, U. S. Navy, Secretary U. S. Naval Institute. Sir:—The undersigned have had under consideration the seven essays submitted ...

Corrosion of the Copper of the Juniata

By Charles E. Munroe
July 1886
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 ...

Notes on the Literature of Explosives

By Charles E. Munroe
July 1886
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 ...

Professional Notes

July 1886
Submarine Boats By Mr. T. Nordenfelt. [From United Service Gazette.] The principal raison d’être of a submarine boat is the suddenness of its attack, and if the attack by torpedoes ...

Review

July 1886
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 ...

Bibliographic Notes

July 1886
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING ENGINEERS, TRANSACTIONS PITTSBURGH MEETING, FEBRUARY, 1886. Theories accounting for the recent failure of steel boiler plates in England. Notes on the constitution of cast iron. Proposed ...

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