Proceedings Magazine - 1898 Vol. 24/2/86

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Honorable Mention, 1898.

Motto: "Fire is everything."—Napoleon.

In the historical accounts of the brilliant success attending our ships...



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  • Honorable Mention, 1898: Target Practice and the Training of Gun Captains
    Ensign R. H. Jackson, U. S. Navy

    Honorable Mention, 1898.

    Motto: "Fire is everything."—Napoleon.

    In the historical accounts of the brilliant success attending our ships in the naval fights of 1776 and 1812 mention is...

  • Diseases of Electrical Installations in the Navy: Their Causes and Remedies
    Lieutenant B. T. Walling, U. S. N.

    [IMAGE: FRONTISPIECE. 50-K. W. Tandem-Compound Set for Kearsarge and Kentucky.]

    (From lectures delivered before the U. S. Naval War College.)


  • Some Aspects of Naval Administration in War, with its Attendant Belongings of Peace
    Rear-Admiral G. E. Belknap, U. S. N.

    Lecture delivered at U. S. Naval War College, July 30, 1897.

    Mr. President and Gentlemen of the College:

  • International Law: Naval Captures
    General Francis J. Lippitt

    Lecture delivered at the U. S. Naval War College, July 23, 1897.

    Mr. President and Gentlemen:

    My lecture is nothing but a long series of propositions of dry law, and, of course, must be more or less...

  • Naval Raids: A Cursory Examination and a Concrete Example
    Captain C. F. Goodrich, U. S. N.

    Incident to a serious naval demonstration against the United States is the possibility that exposed points may be selected for sudden attacks, of which the object is rather (a) the destruction of ships either close to the coast or in port, or (b...

  • Professional Notes


    The electric torpedo system originated in America, so says Captain Davidson, formerly of the Confederate Navy.

  • Bibliographic Notes



    April, 1898. The United States Ironclad Monitor.

    May. Nickel Steel Armor in the United States. Present- day Shipbuilding Problems....

  • Officers of the Institute


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


    Captain PHILIP H. COOPER, U. S. Navy...

  • Special Notice


    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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