Proceedings Magazine - 1897 Vol. 23/1/81

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Motto: "Everything in Order."

INTRODUCTORY.

It seems probable that the United States, after many years hesitation,...

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  • Notice

    Annapolis, Md., February 10, 1897.

    Having carefully read the four essays submitted in competition for the prize offered by the U. S. Naval Institute for the year 1897, we have the honor to announce...

  • Prize Essay, 1897: Torpedo-Boat Policy
    By Lieutenant R C. Smith, U. S. Navy

    Motto: "Everything in Order."

    INTRODUCTORY.

    It seems probable that the United States, after many years hesitation, is now about to enter on a policy of torpedo-boat...

  • International Arbitration: How, and How Far, is it Practicable?
    By Hon. John A. Kasson, LL. D., Former U. S. Minister to Austria, to Germany, etc.

    INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION: HOW, AND HOW FAR, IS IT PRACTICABLE?[*]

    INTRODUCTION.

  • Naval Law and Naval Courts
    By Charles H. Lauchheimer, First Lieutenant, U. S. Marine Corps

    NAVAL LAW AND NAVAL COURTS.[*]

  • Improvements in Ordnance and Armor in the Recent Past and Future
    By P. R. Alger, Professor of Mathematics, U. S. Navy

    IMPROVEMENTS IN ORDNANCE AND ARMOR IN THE RECENT PAST AND FUTURE.[*]

    To-day I ask your attention to a discussion of the question of the accuracy of gun fire and the steps...

  • The Capabilities of the Chart Compass
    By G. Herrle, U. S. Hydrographic Office

    The notable improvement in the construction of the chart compass inaugurated within the last ten years in the United States, and since then also in other countries, suggests the idea to extend the usefulness of this device by showing how certain...

  • Discussion

    TORPEDO-BOAT POLICY. (Continued from page 67.)

  • Professional Notes

    COMPRESSED AIR SYSTEM ON THE U. S. MONITOR TERROR.

  • Book Notices

    The Royal Navy, by Wm. Laird Clowes, a history of England’s Navy from the earliest times to the present, will appear in five royal 8vo volumes, with 25 photogravures and many full page and other illustrations,...

  • Bibliographic Notes

    [American.]

    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.

    January 2, 1897. Compressed Air in Working Guns. Samohod’s Nautical Register.

    January 9. Military Ballooning. New Docks at Gibraltar...

  • Annual Report of the Secretary and Treasurer of the U. S. Naval Institute

    To the Officers and Members of the Institute:

    Gentlemen:—I have the honor to submit the following report for the year ending December 31, 1896.

    ITEMIZED CASH STATEMENT.

    ...

  • Officers of the Institute

    President.

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

    Vice-President.

    Captain PHILIP H....

  • Exchanges

    EXCHANGES (AMERICAN).

    American Chemical Journal.

    American Electrician.

    Army and Navy Register.

    Army and Navy Journal.

    ...

  • Special Notice

    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1898.


    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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