Proceedings Magazine - 1897 Vol. 23/3/83

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MOTTO: "And another came, saying, Lord, behold, here is thy pound, Which I have kept laid up in a napkin: for I feared thee, because thou art an austere man....

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  • Erratum

    On page 362, whole No. 82, fourth paragraph, second line, for "1 pounder" read "machine gun."

  • Honorable Mention, 1897: Torpedoes in Exercise and Battle
    By J. M. Ellicott, Lieutenant, U. S. Navy

    MOTTO: "And another came, saying, Lord, behold, here is thy pound, Which I have kept laid up in a napkin: for I feared thee, because thou art an austere man."

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  • Washington's Forgotten Maxim
    Hon. Theodore Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy

    WASHINGTON'S FORGOTTEN MAXIM.[*]

    Address of Hon. Theodore Roosevelt,
    Assistant Secretary of the Navy, before the Class at the U. S....

  • The Consolidated Mess of the Crew of the U. S. S. Indiana
    By Lieutenant Benton C. Decker, U. S. Navy

    The consolidated mess has been in operation on the Indiana since May 1st, 1896. The term "consolidated mess" comes from the fact that all the independent messes, with their cooks, caterers and mess funds, are consolidated into one...

  • The Sailor in the Revolution
    By Commander C. F. Goodrich, U. S. Navy

    THE SAILOR IN THE REVOLUTION.[*]

    It is not my purpose to recount in detail the naval episodes of the War of the American Revolution, although all are interesting and many...

  • The Development of Smokeless Powder
    By Lieutenant John B. Bernadou, U. S. Navy

    THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMOKELESS POWDER.[*]

  • The Naval Policy of America as Outlined in Messages of the Presidents of the United States, From the Beginning to the Present Day
    By Hon. Theodore Roosevelt

    The following references[*] by Presidents of the United States to the urgent need of the United States possessing a proper Navy, corresponding to the nation's position as a great power, and ready at any...

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

    Continued from No. 82.

    The features that determine cost in a structure are: first, the cost of production, or first cost; second, the cost of maintenance, or care; third, the length of life.

    ...
  • Discussion

    TORPEDOES IN EXERCISE AND BATTLE.

  • Professional Notes

    THE PROTECTION OF WARSHIPS.

  • Bibliographic Notes

    [American.]

    ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL.

    July 3, 1897. Humility as a Military Virtue. The New Small Arm Firing Regulations.

    July 10. Examinations for Promotion. Port Royal Dry...

  • Book Notice

    The marine number of Cassier’s Magazine, published in August of this year, is a most interesting addition to marine and professional literature. The contributors are the highest authorities on the subjects dealt with, and their...

  • 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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