Proceedings Magazine - 1892 Vol. 18/4/64

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It is not proposed to here touch upon the history of signaling, nor to consider the question of interior communication aboard ship, viz., by annunciators, voice tubes, bells, etc. It is the plan...

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  • Corrigenda

    Page 546, line 24, for dynamite read dynamic.

    Page 588, line 5, the sentence sould read: A foot-pound is equal to twelve pound-inches, or twelve pound-thousandths-of-an-inch.

  • Naval Signaling
    By A. P. Niblack, Lieutenant, Junior Grade, U. S. Navy

    It is not proposed to here touch upon the history of signaling, nor to consider the question of interior communication aboard ship, viz., by annunciators, voice tubes, bells, etc. It is the plan to first point out the limitations which affect and...

  • Crusher and Cutter Gauges for Explosives
    By W. R. Quinan, Member U. S. Naval Institute

    The subject of explosives is one upon which we need light. Though in the last two decades we have made some progress in their study, our theories are still disjointed and incomplete. The first assured step in this progress, as indeed every...

  • Pigeons for Sea Service, With an Account of Their Use During the Last Summer Cruise of the U. S. P. S. Constellation
    Assistant Professor H. Marion, United States Naval Academy

    Nearly all the European governments have recognized the value of homing pigeons for land and sea service, and have established numerous military pigeon posts in the interior and along the coasts, under direct control of the Government.

  • Bibliographic Notes

    AMERICAN.

    CASSIER’S MAGAZINE.

    Volume II., No. 6. Electrical equipment of modern ships. Engine testing. Transmission of power. Steam and pressure gauges....

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    OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE.

    1893.

    Elected at the regular annual meeting, held at Annapolis, Md.,

    October 28, 1892...

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    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1894.


    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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