Navy Boats

By Ensign Albert A. Ackerman, U.S.N.
June 1890
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
June 1890
Part I. The Intrinsic Value of the Torpedo as a Weapon of Offense. In popular discussions of the value of the torpedo as a weapon of offense, it very frequently ...

Naval Training

By Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, U.S.N., President of the U.S. Naval Institute
June 1890
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 ...

Professional Notes

June 1890
DETERMINATION OF THE ACTUAL TRACK OF A VESSEL DURING TRIALS ON MEASURED COURSES. By Ivo Chevalier De Benko, Lieutenant, Imperial Austrian Navy. [Translated by Lieut.-Comdr. 15. H. C. Leutzé, U. ...

Bibliographic Notes

June 1890
AMERICAN CHEMICAL JOURNAL. Volume XI, No. 7, October, 1889. Drs. Wolcott Gibbs and H. A. Hare begin the systematic study of the action of definitely related chemical compounds upon animals. ...

Special Notice

June 1890
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 ...

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