Proceedings Magazine - 1895 Vol. 21/4/76

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AS TO NAVY YARDS AND THEIR DEFENSE*

On the formation of the government under the constitution of 1789 there were no navy-...

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  • Notices

    NOTICE.

    Owing to impracticability of sending out more than a very limited number of, if any, advance copies of the articles, in the various numbers, and thereby reaching all the members, such...

  • As to Navy-Yards and their Defense
    Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, President of the U. S. Naval Institute

    AS TO NAVY YARDS AND THEIR DEFENSE*

    On the formation of the government under the constitution of 1789 there were no navy-yards. The public armed vessels that had figured in...

  • The War in the East
    Captain Richard Wallach, U. S. Marines

    INTRODUCTION.

    By Captain H. C. Taylor, U. S. Navy, President of the U. S. Naval War College.

  • Points Suggested by Fleet Drill
    Ensign F. K. Hill, U. S. Navy

    The following criticisms are suggested by our recent squadron maneuvers:[*]

    Conning Tower.

  • Tests of Southern Coals
    Lieutenant H. S. Knapp

    The Bureau of Equipment has prepared a publication giving the results of many steaming trials of different varieties of coal, domestic and foreign, made by naval vessels. Among them appear the results obtained by the Montgomery during the past...

  • Armor for Ships of War
    Professor P. R. Alger, U. S. Navy

    Before entering upon a discussion of the uses of armor and the considerations which should govern its distribution in ships of war, it will be well to briefly outline the history of its introduction and development and describe modem methods of...

  • The Turrets of the New Battleships
    Ensign Joseph Strauss, U. S. Navy

    The armament for the new battleships 5 and 6 has been the subject of so much discussion that it would probably be of interest to the service to give the reasons why the novel arrangement of double turrets has been adopted.

  • The Naval Militia Movement
    Lieutenant A. P. Niblack, U. S. Navy

    Historical and Otherwise.

    A brief review of the Naval Militia movement will show how it has grown out of an endeavor to create a national naval reserve of men and ships for war purposes, and how the original intention has...

  • Notes on the Literature of Explosives
    Charles E. Munroe

    NOTES ON THE LITERATURE OF EXPLOSIVES[*]

    No. XXVI.

  • A Messenger-Pigeon Service for Naval Purposes
    Ensign Edward W. Eberle, U. S. Navy

    By Ensign Edward W. Eberle, U. S. Navy[*]


    During the absence of Professor Marion in the summer of 1895, the writer of this paper was in charge of the homing pigeons...

  • Blockade in Relation to Naval Strategy
    By Captain A. T. Mahan, U.S. Navy

    (By permission from the Journal of the Royal United Service Institution.)

    The Council of the Royal United Service Institution have done me the honor to ask a paper upon the following thesis: "The naval...

  • Discussion: The Disappearing Gun Afoat

    The Disappearing Gun Afloat.*(See No. 75.)

    Chas. H. Cramp, Esq.—Prom an examination as exhaustive as the limited time would permit, the report on “The...

  • Discussion: Suggestions for Increasing the Efficiency of our New Ships.
    Lieutenant Harry P. Huse, U. S. Navy

    (Discussion continued from No. 75.)

  • Professional Notes

    OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE WEAPONS AT THE BATTLE OF THE YALU.

    [DEUTSCHE HEERES ZEITUNG.]

    The battle of the Yalu was the most important event in the conflict between China and Japan. It secured to the...

  • Review: Face-Hardened Armor

    We have not had a suitable opportunity up to the present to comment upon a leading review of Lieutenant Ackerman’s article in Number 73. The review will be found in full in the Engineer of May 24. Among other things it is...

  • Bibliographic Notes

    [American.]

    AMERICAN ENGINEER AND RAILROAD JOURNAL.

    September. The United States Cruisers Columbia and Minneapolis. H. M. S. Powerful. Aeronautics: the War Kite.

    October....

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  • The Naval War College

    We have had occasion before to refer to the place in our naval system tilled by the Naval War College. Probably no argument for Its existence could be more convincing than the fact that the excellent works of Captain Mahan in the...

  • Officers of the Institute, 1896

    Elected at the regular annual meeting, held at Annapolis, Maryland, October 11, 1895.
     

    President.

    Rear-Admiral S. B. LUCE, U. S...

  • Special Notice

    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1897.


    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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