Proceedings Magazine - 1897 Vol. 23/2/82

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  • Honorable Mention, 1897: A Proposed Uniform Course of Instruction for the Naval Militia
    H. G. Dohrman, Associate Member, U. S. Naval Institute

    From little spark may burst a mighty flame.--Dante.

  • The Composition and Arrangement of Ships’ Batteries
    P. R. Alger, Professor of Mathematics, U. S. Navy

    THE COMPOSITION AND ARRANGEMENT OF SHIPS' BATATERIES.[*]

    One of the most interesting and important ordnance questions to-day is the determination of the character and...

  • Notes on the Yacht "Defender" and the Use of Aluminum in Marine Construction
    By Richmond Pearson Hobson, Asst. Naval Constructor, U.S. Navy

    No craft in the annals of yachting centers about itself such features of general interest as the yacht Defender. Perhaps the greatest series of races in these annals is the one that represents in its sphere the great fact of modem times-the...

  • On the Perfoation of Face-Hardened Armor
    By Cleland Davis, Ensign, U. S. Navy

    In the following article the writer has endeavored to briefly summarize a theory of the resistance of face-hardened armor and the action of projectiles, both plain and capped, on impact, with the further object of presenting perforation formulas...

  • Military Training
    Henry G. Beyer, Surgeon, U. S. Navy

    MILITARY TRAINING.[*]

    Gentlemen:—The training of the soldier, though in actual practice not a part of the duty of the medical officer, must nevertheless be considered a...

  • Discussion

    A Proposed Uniform Course of Instruction for the Naval Militia. (Continued from page 228.)

    Lieut.-Commander Arthur B. Denny, Massachusetts Naval Brigade.—Mr. Dohrman’s paper is of great...

  • Professional Notes

    TO FIND THE GREAT CIRCLE COURSE BY INSPECTION.

    By Lieutenant J. B. Bush, U. S. Navy.

    If in the “astronomical triangle” PZM, for M, the celestial body,...

  • Book Notices and Reviews

    MAHAN’S LIFE OF NELSON.

    In view of the many excellent reviews of this latest work of Captain A. T. Mahan, U. S. Navy, which have appeared at home and abroad, the following one, taken at random...

  • Bibliographic Notes

    [American.]

    ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL.

    April 3, 1897. The Origin of the American Army. Chinese and Japanese Navies.

    April 10. Naval Academy Graduates Association. The Heroism...

  • 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, 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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    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-fifth year of existence, trusting as heretofore for its...


 
 

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