Professional Notes

October 1893
GUN FORGINGS AND ARMOR PLATE IN THE UNITED STATES.By RUSSELL W. DAVENPORT, BETHLEHEM, PA.[American Institution of Naval Architects.]The high working strains to which modern heavy ordnance is ...

Bibliographic Notes

October 1893
AMERICAN. AMERICAN ENGINEER AND RAILROAD JOURNAL. Volume LXVIL, No. 9, September, 1893. The Steering of Balloons. United States Cruiser Minneapolis. Progress in Flying Machines. General Marine Notes: The Simplex and ...

Special Notice

October 1893
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1895.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 ...


October 1893
The U S. Naval Institute was established in 1873, having for its object the advancement of professional and scientific knowledge in the Navy. It now enters upon its twenty-first year ...

Notes on Naval Dynamo Machinery

By Lieutenant J. B. Murdoch, U. S. N.
October 1893
The steady development of marine dynamo machinery and the number of applications opening for its further use aboard men-of-war, render the subject of direct importance to every student of naval ...

The Willson Disc Gun

Lieut.-Comdr. R. R. Ingersoll, U. S. Navy
October 1893
The great increase of power due to great increase of initial velocity of the projectile, which has been obtained by the use of smokeless powders in guns which were designed ...

Coal Consumption of Ships of War

W. H. Riley, Esq., R. N., Staff Engineer
October 1893
[By Permission from the Journal of the Royal United Service Institution] The subject of this paper is, no doubt, of special interest to a large number of the ...

Pigeons for Sea Service

Assistant Professor H. Marion, U. S. Naval Academy
October 1893
With an account of their use during the practice cruise of the Constellation of 1893.II.The practice cruise of the U.S.P.S. Constellation of 1893 afforded another opportunity for using homing ...

Sea Power

October 1893
No apology seems necessary for transferring to our pages from the columns of the London Times and Fortnightly Review the following articles, the first two suggested by the anniversary of ...

Book Notices

October 1893
Descriptive Catalogue of War Material, Manufactured by the Hotchkiss Ordnance Company, Limited. The Hotchkiss Ordnance Company have issued a handsome descriptive catalogue of the war material manufactured by them, neatly ...

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