Proceedings Magazine - 1896 Vol. 22/2/78

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Motto:—"However small thy world may be, Do thou but lead it right; Thy work for good let all men see, Although that work be slight."

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  • Notice

    Further discussions of articles in the present number are requested. They will be published in the next number of the Proceedings.

  • Honorably Mentioned: Subject: "Naval Apprentices, Inducements, Enlisting, and Training. the Seaman Branch of the Navy."
    Ensign Ryland D. Tisdale, U. S. Navy

    Motto:—"However small thy world may be, Do thou but lead it right; Thy work for good let all men see, Although that work be slight."

    —[From Schiller as translated by Major E. Gunter, S. E...

  • Electricity in Naval Life
    By Lieutenant B. A. Fiske, U. S. N.

    $750,000,000 is the amount stated by The Electrical Engineer, after a careful investigation, to be the capital invested in the United States in the various electrical arts, such as the electric light, telegraph, telephone, electric railway, etc...

  • Naval War College: Opening Address, Session of 1896
    Hon. William McAdoo, Assistant Secretary of the Navy

    Delivered June 2, 1896,

    By JHon. William McAdoo, Assistant Secretary of the Navy

    Mr. President and Gentlemen:

  • Shrinkages (Applying Clavarino's Equations)
    By Lieut. J. H. Glennon, U. S. Navy

    Let R represent the radius of the bore, R' the radius of the surface of contact of a hoop or jacket with the cylindrical inner body (which may be either a simple tube or a compound tube put together in any way whatever, provided always that...

  • The Dudley Powder-Pneumatic Gun
    Howard P. Elwell, Associate Member U. S. Naval Institute

    Since the introduction of shell fire from the old smooth-bore guns the attention of ordnance officers and experts of every country has been constantly applied to the development of its effectiveness. Gunpowder was naturally first employed, but as...

  • Discussion

    THE ORGANIZATION, TRAINING AND DISCIPLINE OF THE NAVY PERSONNEL AS VIEWED FROM THE SHIP.

    BY LIEUT. W. F. FULLAM, U. S. N. (See No. 77.)

    P. A. Engineer WALTER F. WORTHINGTON, U. S. N.—I have read...

  • Professional Notes

    NOTES ON THE CARE OF RAPID-FIRE GUNS AND MOUNTS.

    By Lieut. John M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy.

    Several of the following methods having been...

  • Book Notices and Books Received

    A Text-book of Ordnance and Gunnery, prepared for the use of Cadets of the U. S. Military Academy. By Captain Lawrence L. Bruff, Ordnance Dept., U. S. Army. Published by John Wiley & Sons.

  • Bibliographic Notes

    [American.]

    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.

    April 25, 1896. The World’s Merchant Navy. The Fortifications Bill. The Dudley Pneumatic Gun. The Holland Submarine Torpedo-boat.

    ...

  • Officers of the Institute

    President.

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

    Vice-President.

    Captain PHILIP H. COOPER, U. S. Navy...

  • 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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