The V Gun Shield for Cruisers

By Chief Engineer N. B. Clark, U. S. N.
October 1887
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 ...

Notes on the Literature of Explosives

By Charles E. Munroe
October 1887
No. XV. "The Pneumatic Dynamite Torpedo Gun," which has been attracting so much attention for the past four years, is described and its good qualities set forth at length by ...

Aluminum Bronze for Heavy Guns

By Alfred H. Cowles
October 1887
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 ...

Professional Notes

October 1887
Our Coast Defense, Its Cost, and Its Mechanical Problems. (A Review.) By C.R. Miles A paper by Joseph Morgan, Jr., with the foregoing title, and the discussion of the same ...

Book Notices

October 1887
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 ...

Bibliographic Notes

October 1887
ANNALEN DER HYDROGRAPHIE UND MARITIMEN METEOROLOGIE. 15TH Annual Series, 1887, No. 4. Observations for the magnetism of the earth by the International Polar Expeditions. Report of a reconnaissance on the ...

Contributions to the Library

October 1887
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 ...

Officers of the Institute

October 1887
OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE, 1888. Elected at the regular annual meeting, held at Annapolis, Md., October 14, 1887. PRESIDENT. REAR-ADMIRAL S. B. LUCE, U. S. N. VICE-PRESIDENT. COMMANDER W. T. ...

Special Notice

October 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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