Notice

April 1896
Further discussions of articles in the present number are requested. They will be published in the next number of the Proceedings.

Electricity in Naval Life

By Lieutenant B. A. Fiske, U. S. N.
April 1896
$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 ...

The Dudley Powder-Pneumatic Gun

Howard P. Elwell, Associate Member U. S. Naval Institute
April 1896
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 ...

Discussion

April 1896
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. ...

Professional Notes

April 1896
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 successfully used by cadets at the ...

Book Notices and Books Received

April 1896
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 ...

Bibliographic Notes

April 1896
[American.] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. April 25, 1896. The World’s Merchant Navy. The Fortifications Bill. The Dudley Pneumatic Gun. The Holland Submarine Torpedo-boat. May 2. Fog-horn Phenomena. Fastest Ship Afloat. Speed of ...

Officers of the Institute

April 1896
President. Rear-Admiral S. B. LUCE, U. S. Navy. Vice-President. Captain PHILIP H. COOPER, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer. [*] Lieutenant H. G. DRESEL, U. S. Navy. Board of Control. ...

Special Notice

April 1896
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 ...

Notice

April 1896
The U. S. Naval Institute was established in 1873, having for its object \he advancement of professional and scientific knowledge in the Navy. It now enters upon its twenty-third year ...

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