Proceedings Magazine - 1888 Vol. 14/3/46

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U. S. Naval War College,                       



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  • Prize Essay

    U. S. Naval War College,                       

    Newport, R. I., April 20, 1888.

  • Torpedoes
    By Lieutenant-Commander W. W. Reisinger, USN

    Prize Essay for 1888.

    ''Aunque me costo algun trabajo componerla.''


  • Recollections of the Mexican War
    By Lieutenant Stephen C. Rowan, U.S. Navy

    Taken from the Journal of Lieutenant Stephen C. Rowan, U. S. Navy, Executive Officer of the U.S.S, Cyane, Pacific Squadron, 1845-1848.

  • Naval Administration
    By Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, U.S. Navy

    Government, in the abstract, is the operation of law, and law has been defined as a rule of action.

    Naval Government may be said to be that system of rules by virtue of which the affairs of a navy are regulated.


  • Comparison of Hotchkiss and Hebler Rifles, with Arguments Favoring the Reduction of Caliber
    By Ensign M. K. Eyre, U.S. Navy

    The attention of foreign governments has been called, in the past few years, to the development of small arms. A great many proposed changes have been discussed, and amongst them, that of reduction of calibers.

    On this subject little has...

  • Professional Notes

    A Proposed Non-Sinkable Battle-Ship with a Constant Water-Line.

    Translated by Lieut. Albert Gleaves, U.S.N.

    [Mittheilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens, Vol. XVI., Nos. III. and IV.]

    In 1886 the French ships...

  • Book Notices

    English and American Railroads Compared. By Edward Hates Dorsey, C. E., Member Am. Soc. C. E. and Am. Inst. M. E. John Wiley & Sons, New York, N. Y.

  • Bibliographic Notes


    Vol. X., No. 3, May, 1888.

  • Special Notice


    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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