Proceedings Magazine - 1895 Vol. 21/2/74

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"The best of prophets of the future is the past."



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    Annapolis, Md., February 6, 1895.

    Having carefully read the six essays submitted in competition for the prize offered by the U. S. Naval Institute for the year 1895, we have the honor to announce...

  • Prize Essay, 1895: Tactical Problems in Naval Warfare
    Lieut.-Comdr. Richard Wainwright, U. S. Navy

    "The best of prophets of the future is the past."

  • Water Motors as Marine Dynamo Drivers
    Lieutenant F. J. Haeseler U. S. Navy

    It is desired to present for consideration the feasibility of the use of water motors on board ship for the purpose of driving the dynamos and also the ventilating fans.

  • The Growth of U. S. Naval Cadets
    By Henry G. Beyer, M. D., Ph. D., Surgeon U. S. Navy

    The study of the growth and the development of the human subject has always been one of great interest, not only to the physiologist and statistician, but also to the general reader. While, however, growth seems to be the most natural thing that...

  • The Training Service: A Few Notes
    Lieut. George R. Clark

    By Lieut. George R. Clark, U. S. Navy*

  • The Problem of Torpedo Discharge
    Lieut. Albert Gleaves, U. S. Navy

    Compiled from the report of Lieutenant Frank F. Fletcher, U. S. Navy, commanding U. S. Torpedo-boat Cushing.

    "Successful torpedo practice depends to the greatest extent upon successful discharge,...

  • Honorable Mention, 1895: A Summary of the Situation and Outlook in Europe: An Introduction to the Study of Coming War
    Richmond Pearson Hobson, Asst. Naval Constructor, U. S. Navy

    "Le temps de guerre est arrivé."

    Europe, from the beginning of its history, has been the world's great battlefield.

    Few of its generations have passed without engaging in wars of...

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  • Bibliographic Notes



    April 20. Lessons of the Yalu.

    April 27. Advantages of Double Turrets. Modern Warships. The Chinese Surrender.


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