Target Practice at Sea

Lieut. W. J. Sears, U. S. N.
October 1896
It appears from recent instructions in regard to the subject that it is considered possible to simplify the method of conducting target practice. This probably includes the preparation for practice, ...

Naphtha Fuel for War-Ships

Lieut. M. Vasilieff, Russian Navy
October 1896
Translated from the Russian (Morskoi Sbornik, August, 1896) by Lieut. John B. Bernardou, U. S. N. In submitting a sketch of the development of the employment of naphtha fuel for ...

Professional Notes

October 1896
A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WHITEHEAD TORPEDO. WITH A BRIEF SUMMARY OF ITS PREPARATION, ON BOARD SHIP, FOR A RUN, By W. J. Sears, Lieutenant, U. S. Navy. Weight of ...

Book Notices

October 1896
The Progress of Artillery. Naval Guns. By James Atkinson Longridge. E. F. Spon, London. Spon & Chamberlain, 12 Cortlandt Street, New York. The substance of Mr. Longridge’s “Progress of Artillery” ...

Bibliographic Notes

October 1896
[American.] NOTES ON THE YEAR’S NAVAL PROGRESS, July, 1896. No. XV of the General Information Series, Office of Naval Intelligence. Information from Abroad. This number contains 235 pages of interesting ...

Officers of the Institute

October 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

October 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

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

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