Proceedings Magazine - 1888 Vol. 14/1/44

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To the Officers and Members of the U.S. Naval Institute:

When notified, some weeks ago, of my election as President of the U. S. Naval Institute, my time was so much engrossed with other...

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  • Annual Address
    By Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, U.S. Navy, President of the U.S. Naval Institute

    To the Officers and Members of the U.S. Naval Institute:

    When notified, some weeks ago, of my election as President of the U. S. Naval Institute, my time was so much engrossed with other matters as to admit of a brief letter of acceptance...

  • The Naval Uses of the Pneumatic Torpedo Gun
    By Captain E. L. Zalinski, Fifth Artillery, U.S.A.

    In appearing before the United States Naval Institute, I wish to present briefly to the officers of the Navy the general characteristics of the pneumatic torpedo gun and its possible fields of usefulness for naval purposes. Not a naval officer...

  • Notes on the Naval Brigade
    By Ensign William Ledyard Rodgers

    The study of military affairs should always be interesting to naval officers, for it has always been the pride of every navy that no mode of fighting could be altogether foreign either to its inclinations or abilities; but aside from this,...

  • The Resistance of Air to the Motion of Projectiles
    By Major James M. Pollard

    A projectile in moving a given distance through the air displaces or thrusts aside a definite number of its particles, and an equal number of like particles are forced by the pressure of gravity into the space vacated by the projectile.

  • Notes from the Journal of Lieutenant T. A. M. Craven, U.S.S. Dale, Pacific Squadron, 1846-49.
    By Lieutenant T. A. M. Craven

    I.

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

    No. XVI.

  • Our Naval Reserve and the Necessity for its Organization
    By Captain A. P. Cooke

    New York Branch, New York, N. Y.

    February 9, 1888.

    By Lieut.-Commander Leonard Chenery, U. S. N., in the Chair.

    The meeting was called to order at 9 P. M. by Captain A. P. Cooke, Vice-President of the New York Branch of the...

  • Aluminum Bronze for Heavy Guns
    By A. H. Cowles

    DISCUSSION (Continued).

    NEWPORT BRANCH.

    February 1, 1888.

    Lieutenant Karl Rohrer, U.S.N., in the Chair.

  • Professional Notes

    Submarine Boats

    By G. W. Hovgaard

    [Reviewed by Lieutenant Wm. W. Kimball, U.S. Navy.]

  • Bibliographic Notes

    ANNALEN DER HYDROGRAPHIE UND MARITIMEN METEOROLOGIE.

  • Annual Report of the Secretary and Treasurer

    ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SECRETARY AND TREASURER.

    To the Officers and Members of the Institute.

    Gentlemen:—I have the honor to submit the following report of the business transactions of this office for...

  • Special Notice

    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1889.


    A prize o£ 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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