The Dawn of Naval History

Rear-Admiral Stephen B. Luce, U. S. N.
July 1898
A navy, from the Latin word navis, a ship, is the aggregation of vessels of war, including materiel and personnel, maintained by a state. A navy is designed, primarily, for ...

Submarine Telegraph Cables in Time of War

Commander C. H. Stockton, U. S. N.
July 1898
Though the recent hostilities with Spam were so short in duration, and so restricted as to opportunities for the settlement of important questions of war and international law, there was, ...

Notes on the Literature of Explosives

Charles Munroe
July 1898
No. XXIX. The "Twenty-first Annual Report of Her Majesty's Inspectors of Explosives" shows that the growth of the trade in explosives in Great Britain continues to increase notwithstanding the restrictions ...

Professional Notes

July 1898
SHIPS OF WAR IN ACTION. We are indebted for the following article, whose importance it is not easy to overestimate, to one of our United States correspondents, who writes: “I ...

Obituary: Herman G. Dresel

C. H. Harlow, Lieutenant, U. S. Navy
July 1898
It seems fitting that the pages of the Naval Institute should render some tribute to the memory of one who for a number of years gave thoughtful and conscientious attention ...

Bibliographic Notes

July 1898
ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL.July 2, 1898. The Invasion of Cuba. Casting Heavy Projectiles. Our Civil War and the Cuban War. The Military Situation. The Battle of Siboney. Improvements in High ...

Officers of the Institute

July 1898
President.Rear-Admiral WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, U. S. Navy. Vice-President.Commander CHARLES T. HUTCHINS, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer.Lieutenant GEORGE F. COOPER, U. S. Navy. Board of Control.Lieut.-Commander RICHARD WAINWRIGHT, U. S. ...

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