Proceedings Magazine - 1887 Vol. 13/4/43

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October 14, 1887.

Commander W. T. Sampson, U. S. N., Vice-President, in the Chair.

Lieutenant D. H. Mahan.—Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:—By quoting the essayist's word...

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  • Discussion of Prize Essay, 1887 - The Naval Brigade: Its Organization, Equipment, and Tactics
    By Lieutenant C. T. Hutchins, U. S. Navy

    October 14, 1887.

    Commander W. T. Sampson, U. S. N., Vice-President, in the Chair.

    Lieutenant D. H. Mahan.—Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:—By quoting the essayist's word, "There should be no sparing of criticism...

  • Infantry-Fire Tactics, Fire Discipline, and Musketry Instruction, and Practice with Rapid-Firing Cannon
    By Lieutenant-Commander C. T. Hutchins, U. S. Navy

    Having had the honor to gain the gold medal of the Naval Institute for an essay on the Naval Brigade, and having, for want of opportunity, touched but lightly in that essay on the subject of infantry -fire tactics and musketry instruction, I...

  • The V Gun Shield for Cruisers
    By Chief Engineer N. B. Clark, U. S. N.

    All the new cruising vessels yet designed by the Navy Department are to have the ammunition raised from the magazines to the deck by the old-fashioned shell whip hoists, and then transported along the open deck to the various guns, the crews of...

  • The Separation of the Passage and Emergency Powers for Warships
    By Chief Engineer N. B. Clark, U. S. N.

    A modern warship should have sufficient motive power to drive her at least 20 knots per hour in an emergency, such as chasing an enemy, or escaping from a superior force.

    Her engines should also be designed so that while steaming from port...

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

    No. XV.

  • Aluminum Bronze for Heavy Guns
    By Alfred H. Cowles

    Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:—The Government of the United States is equipping its fortifications and navy with new guns. Can we not improve upon the present armaments of Europe, instead of imitating them? If so, it is certainly an...

  • Professional Notes

    Our Coast Defense, Its Cost, and Its Mechanical Problems.

    (A Review.)

    By C.R. Miles

  • Book Notices

    The Hotchkiss System of Rapid-Firing Guns. Printed for private circulation. London and Paris, 18S7.

    Containing descriptions and illustrations of the 37, 47 (light and heavy), 57, and 65-mm. guns, and 10-cm. gun, with their...

  • Bibliographic Notes

    ANNALEN DER HYDROGRAPHIE UND MARITIMEN METEOROLOGIE.

  • Contributions to the Library

    We wish to acknowledge the receipt of the following hooks for the Library of the Institute:

    Los Com bates Navales en la Guerra del Pacifico, 1879-1881. Por Luis Uribe y Orrego, Capitan de Navio de la Armada de...

  • Officers of the Institute

    OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE, 1888.

    Elected at the regular annual meeting, held at Annapolis, Md., October 14, 1887.


    PRESIDENT.

    ...
  • Special Notice

    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1888.


    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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