Proceedings Magazine - 1890 Vol. 16/3/54

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Part I.

The writer has freely employed information with regard to coast life-boats, derived from the publications of the U.S. Life-Saving Service; the Royal Life-Boat...

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  • Navy Boats
    By Ensign Albert A. Ackerman, U.S.N.

    Part I.

    The writer has freely employed information with regard to coast life-boats, derived from the publications of the U.S. Life-Saving Service; the Royal Life-Boat Institution of Great Britain; "Life-Boats,...

  • The Howell Automobile Torpedo
    By E.W. Very, of the Hotchkiss Ordnance Companyv

    Part I.

    The Intrinsic Value of the Torpedo as a Weapon of Offense.

  • Desertion, and the Bertillon System for the Identification Of Persons
    By Lieutenant Alexander McCrackin, U. S. Navy

    The subject of desertion from the army and navy has been discussed by many persons, and the causes assigned for desertion, with the methods proposed for its prevention and punishment, have been almost as numerous as the number of writers.

  • Naval Training
    By Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, U.S.N., President of the U.S. Naval Institute

    The naval policy of the United States, confirmed by many years of practice, is to maintain a very small floating force. That a similar policy will be continued in the future there can be no reasonable doubt. Such is the will of the people, and...

  • Professional Notes

    DETERMINATION OF THE ACTUAL TRACK OF A VESSEL DURING TRIALS ON MEASURED COURSES.

    By Ivo Chevalier De Benko, Lieutenant, Imperial Austrian Navy.

    [...

  • Bibliographic Notes

    AMERICAN CHEMICAL JOURNAL.

  • 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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