Face Hardened Armor

By Lieut. A. A. Ackerman, U. S. Navy
January 1895
PREFACE.The writer has long been impressed with the fact that the mode of resistance commonly ascribed to face hardened armor is incorrect. It seems that many have applied to it ...

The Howell Torpedo: An Elementary Description

Lieutenant Alber Gleaves, U. S. Navy
January 1895
I.The Howell torpedo is, in dimensions and general appearance, very similar to the Whitehead. Like the Whitehead it carries a war-head containing the explosive charge of gun-cotton, which is rendered ...

The Solarometer; A Modern Navigating Instrument

Lieutenant W. H. Beehler, U. S. Navy
January 1895
The great progress that has been made in naval architecture and marine steam engineering demands improvement in the instruments for navigating the magnificent products of human ingenuity as exemplified in ...

Elastic Strength of Guns

By Lieutenant J. H. Glennon, U.S.N.
January 1895
Much has been written on the subject of elastic strength of guns in the endeavor to make the subject perfectly clear, with the result that many books on the subject ...

Professional Notes

January 1895
LEAK ARRESTERS FOR SHIPS.Experiments made by Mr. Colomes, a French inventor, with cellulose applied to holes in the hull, induced the French Government to adopt his device to be used ...

Book Notice

January 1895
Description et Usage d’un Appareil Élémentaire de Photogrammétrie. Par Le Commandant V. Legros. Paris, 1895.Photogrammetry is the science of making photographs in which the perspective is true, and in ...

Bibliographic Notes

January 1895
AMERICAN.AMERICAN ENGINEER AND RAILROAD JOURNAL.Volume LXIX., No. i, January, 1895. Water-Tube Boilers and their Application to War Vessels. Aeronautics; Captive Lookout Balloon on Board the French Battleship Formidable (illustrated).No ...

The Capture of Wei-Hai-Wei

January 1895
Reliable news in regard to the details of the capture of Wei-Hai-Wei is exceedingly scarce, and even the account of the sinking of Chinese vessels, previous to the surrender, is ...

Officers of the Institute, 1895

January 1895
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

January 1895
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 ...

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