The Mine Defense of Santiago Harbor

Lieutenant E. E. Capehart, U. S. Navy
October 1898
The entrance to the harbor of Santiago, where ships of any considerable draft can navigate, is scarcely more than one hundred and twenty-five yards wide, in its narrowest places, and ...

Pyro-Collodion Smokeless Powder - Part II

Professor D. Mendeléef
October 1898
(Translated from the Russian by Lieutenant John B. Bernadou, U.S. N.)The "combustion" of a powder is the union of the carbon and hydrogen of the mixture or compound with the ...

The Secondary Battery

Lieut. F. K. Hill, U. S. Navy
October 1898
During the late war with Spain the writer was on the Iowa and had command of the secondary battery on the upper deck—sixteen 6-pounders and two 4-inch R.F.So much has ...

Naval Reserves and Naval Volunteers

Lieutenant R. C. Smith, U. S. Navy
October 1898
To naval readers it is not necessary to expatiate on the experiences of Naval Reserves in the late war. The fleet was largely increased and it was necessary to man ...

Professional Notes

October 1898
Russian Views of Our War. Admiral Makaroff's Views of the Lessons of Santiago. Rely on your Guns - Never Sacrifice Artillery to Armor - The Sword Always Mightier than ...

Publishing Notice

October 1898
The next number of the Institute Proceedings, issued the last of March, will contain the following articles:THE ST. LOUIS AS AN ARMY TRANSPORT.By her Commanding Officer, Captain C. F. Goodrich, ...

Bibliographic Notes

October 1898
[American.]CASSIER’S MAGAZINE.November, 1898. Mechanical Draught for Steam Boilers. Compressed Air on Warships. The Distilling Ship Iris for the United States Fleet.December. High Explosives in Naval Warfare. Early Marine Engine Construction ...

Officers of the Institute

October 1898
President.Rear-Admiral WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, U. S. Navy. Vice-President.Rear-Admiral F. V. McNAIR, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer.Lieutenant GEORGE F. COOPER, U. S. Navy. Board of Control.Lieut.-Commander RICHARD WAIN WRIGHT, U. ...

Notice

October 1898
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-sixth year ...

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