United States Naval Institute, 1873-1887

January 1887
ORIGIN, PROGRESS, AND OBJECT.Historical.The inaugural meeting of the Institute was held October 9, 1873, at which Rear-Admiral John L. Worden, U. S. N., presided, and the late Commodore Foxhall A. ...

Officers of the Institute, 1887

January 1887
1887.PRESIDENT.REAR-ADMIRAL E. SIMPSON, U. S. N. VICE-PRESIDENT.COMMANDER WM. T. SAMPSON, U. S. N. SECRETARY AND TREASURER.LIEUTENANT JNO. W. DANENHOWER, U. S. N. BOARD OF CONTROL.COMMANDER P. F. HARRINGTON, U. S. ...

List of Members

January 1887
HONORARY MEMBERS.—7.Arranged in Order of Election.Hon. W. C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, (ex officio).Chief-Justice C. P. Daly, President of the American Geographical Society, New York.President Chas. W. Eliot, ...

Constitution and By-Laws

January 1887
ARTICLE I.—Title.This organization shall be called the United States Naval Institute.ARTICLE II.—Object.Its object is the advancement of professional, literary, and scientific knowledge in the Navy.ARTICLE III.—Headquarters.The Headquarters of the Institute ...

Naval Institute Prize Essays, 1879-1888.

January 1887
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAYS, 1879-1888.1879.Subject:—“Naval Education.—I. Officers. II. Men.”Judges of Award:—Charles W. Elliot, President of Harvard University; Daniel Ammen, Rear-Admiral, U. S. N.; Wm. H. Shock, Engineer-in-Chief, U. ...

Steel for Heavy Guns

By Edward Bates Dorsey, C. E.
January 1887
During the last four years I have been obliged for professional purposes to examine as thoroughly as possible into the suitability of steel for structural purposes. This investigation obliged me ...

Bibliographic Notes

January 1887
AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY BULLETIN. No. 3. The war in the Soudan for the rescue of "Chinese Gordon,” by General R. E. Colston, Washington, D. C. AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY. December, 1886. ...

Special Notice

January 1887
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 ...

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