The Wreck of the Kearsarge: A Narrative

Lieutenant Burns T. Walling, U. S. Navy
October 1894
[IMAGE: The Kearsarge in 1893. From the Granite Monthly]A cable reached the Admiral on Tuesday, January 30, 1894, to proceed to Bluefields, Nicaragua, and next morning we were off Navassa, ...

The Gun in Naval Warfare

P. R. Alger, Professor of Mathematics, U. S. Navy
October 1894
There are but three weapons of offense in naval warfare,—the gun, the ram, and the torpedo. The hand-to-hand fighting of former days, when ships were lashed together and the 1st ...

Ancient Naval Warfare

Luigi Fincati, Rear Admiral, Italian Navy
October 1894
(Translated by the late Medical Director Philip Lansdale, U.S.N., with the collaboration of Lieutenant Albert Gleaves, U.S.N.)Contributed by Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, U.S. Navy.INTRODUCTION.The following translation of a monograph on ...

Electric Search Lights at Sea

J. Heinz
October 1894
(Translated from Mittheilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens, by Lieutenant H. G. Dresel, U. S. Navy.) When the general introduction of the electric search light on board of ...

The Naval War College

Captain H. C. Taylor, U. S. N.
October 1894
It need hardly be said that the practical problem proposed for solution by the Naval War College and solved during its last session has presented another strong argument for the ...

Professional Notes

October 1894
FACE HARDENED ARMOR.By Captain W.T. Sampson, U.S.N.[Extracts from a paper read before the American Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.]The difficulty of securing structures to the hard face, in ...

Bibliographic Notes

October 1894
AMERICAN.AMERICAN ENGINEER AND RAILROAD JOURNAL.Volume LXVIII., No. 9, September, 1894. The Pneumatic Dynamite Guns (illustrated). Mr. Maxim’s Flying Machine. The Brown Traveling Crane. The Influence of Circulation on Evaporative ...

Officers of the Institute, 1895

October 1894
Elected at the regular annual meeting, held at Annapolis, Md.,October 12, 1894. President.Rear-Admiral S. B. LUCE, U. S. N. Vice-President.Commander A. S. SNOW,* U. S. N. Secretary and Treasurer.Lieutenant J. ...

Special Notice

October 1894
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1896.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 1894
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 ...

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