July 1897
On page 362, whole No. 82, fourth paragraph, second line, for "1 pounder" read "machine gun."

Washington's Forgotten Maxim

Hon. Theodore Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy
July 1897
WASHINGTON'S FORGOTTEN MAXIM. [*] Address of Hon. Theodore Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, before the Class at the U. S. Naval War College, Newport, R. I., June 2d, 1897 ...

The Sailor in the Revolution

By Commander C. F. Goodrich, U. S. Navy
July 1897
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 ...

The Development of Smokeless Powder

By Lieutenant John B. Bernadou, U. S. Navy
July 1897
THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMOKELESS POWDER. [*] The systematic development of improved ballistic properties from progressive explosives constitutes one of the most important ordnance problems of the present day. The idea ...


July 1897
TORPEDOES IN EXERCISE AND BATTLE. Lieutenant H. C. POUNDSTONE, U. S. Navy.—Part of the data given in the essay is covered in "Notes on Care and Handling." The notes and ...

Professional Notes

July 1897
THE PROTECTION OF WARSHIPS. Writing in Le Yacht, M. E. Duboc deals with the use of cellulose on warships as a means of preventing the entrance of water through a ...

Bibliographic Notes

July 1897
[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 Dock. July 17. ...

Book Notice

July 1897
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 ...

Officers of the Institute

July 1897
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. Commander ...

Special Notice

July 1897
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 ...

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