Proceedings Magazine - 1890 Vol. 16/1/52

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In August, 1880, the writer was ordered by the Navy Department to proceed to Sitka, Alaska, and relieve Commander L.A. Beardslee, U.S. Navy, in command of the sloop-of-war Jamestown, then...

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  • Naval Administration in Alaska
    By Commander Henry Glass, U.S. Navy

    In August, 1880, the writer was ordered by the Navy Department to proceed to Sitka, Alaska, and relieve Commander L.A. Beardslee, U.S. Navy, in command of the sloop-of-war Jamestown, then stationed at that place. The Jamestown had been hurriedly...

  • Powder in Guns
    By Lieutenant J. H. Glennon, U.S.N.

    [A continuation of "Velocities and Pressures in Guns," Vol. XIV, No. 2.]

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

    No. XXII.

    United States Letters Patent No. 409943, August 27, 1889, have been granted Stephen H. Emmens for " Gun and Projectile for High Explosives," in which he claims to have invented "a new...

  • Fleet Tactics
    By Lieutenant Richard Wainwright, U.S. Navy

    The first question that arises in entering upon the subject is whether or no modern arms and modern inventions have so changed all methods of naval warfare as to make the lessons drawn from history useless, and also if it is impossible to lay...

  • Armor for Ships: Its Uses and Its Nature
    By Sir Nathaniel Barnaby, K.C.B.

    [Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers.]

  • Professional Notes

    THE CORROSION AND FOULING OF SHIPS.-ANTI- FOULING COMPOSITIONS.

    By M. Holzapfel, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

    [Reprinted.]

  • Book Notices

    Practical Marine Surveying. By Ensign Henry Phelps, U. S. N.

  • Bibliographic Notes

    ANNALEN DER HYDROGRAPHIE UND MARITIMEN METEOROLOGIE.

  • 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 affairs of the Institute for the year ending December 31, 1889.

    ITEMIZED CASH...

  • Special Notice

    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1891.


    A prize of one hundred dollars, with a gold medal, is offered by the Naval Institute for the best essay presented on any subject pertaining to the naval...


 
 

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