Annual Address

By Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, U.S. Navy, President of the U.S. Naval Institute
January 1888
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 ...

The Naval Uses of the Pneumatic Torpedo Gun

By Captain E. L. Zalinski, Fifth Artillery, U.S.A.
January 1888
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 ...

Notes on the Naval Brigade

By Ensign William Ledyard Rodgers
January 1888
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 ...

Notes on the Literature of Explosives

By Charles E. Munroe
January 1888
No. XVI.Through the courtesy of Col. Majendie, C.B., H.M. Chief Inspector of Explosives, we are in receipt of a copy of his extremely interesting "Report on an Explosion at Roberts ...

Aluminum Bronze for Heavy Guns

By A. H. Cowles
January 1888
DISCUSSION (Continued).NEWPORT BRANCH.February 1, 1888.Lieutenant Karl Rohrer, U.S.N., in the Chair.The Chairman.—In introducing the lecturer of the evening I may, perhaps, be pardoned a word or two of explanation. To ...

Professional Notes

January 1888
Submarine BoatsBy G. W. Hovgaard[Reviewed by Lieutenant Wm. W. Kimball, U.S. Navy.]Lieutenant Hovgaard's book is particularly interesting just at present, appearing as it does at a time when the ...

Bibliographic Notes

January 1888
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 east ...

Special Notice

January 1888
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:Competition ...

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