Proceedings Magazine - 1899 Vol. 25/1/89

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The exceptional credit won by the U.S.S. St. Louis in the transportation of troops during the late war with Spain is due to several concurrent circumstances.

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  • Sketches from the Spanish-American War
    Commander Hermann Jacobsen, German Navy

    INTRODUCTORY.

    During the recent war the German protected cruiser Geier, Commander Jacobsen, was stationed in the West Indies, in the vicinity of Cuba, and was permitted to pass in and out of the blockaded ports. There has...

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  • The St. Louis as a Transport
    Captain Caspar F. Goodrich, U. S. Navy

    The exceptional credit won by the U.S.S. St. Louis in the transportation of troops during the late war with Spain is due to several concurrent circumstances.

  • The Last Naval Engagement of the War
    Lieutenant W. F. Halsey, U. S. N.

    As a logical sequence of the surrender of Santiago, the necessity for blockading that port ceased to exist; hence began the gradual withdrawing of the vessels, and the fleet was anchored in Guantanamo Bay, forty miles to the eastward of Santiago...

  • Some Experiences on a U. S. Naval Tug-Boat
    Ensign W. S. Crosley, U. S. N.

    Having been requested to "ship" under a new rating and enter the lists as a narrator, it is with great misgivings that I submit herewith an account of my wanderings and doings as one of that class of American naval officers known during...

  • Battles and Capitulation of Santiago De Cuba (Completed)
    Lieutenant José Müller y Tejeiro, Second in Command of Naval Forces of the Province of Santiago de Cuba

    Translated from the Spanish

    INTRODUCTORY.

    The publication by this office of the partial translation of "Battles and Capitulation of Santiago de Cuba," by Lieutenant Müller y Tejeiro, was...

  • Professional Notes

    TESTS OF ARMOR-PLATES FOR THE JAPANESE BATTLE-SHIP ASAHI.

    Messrs. John Brown and Co., Limited, of Sheffield, who are making the armor for the Imperial Japanese battle-ship Asahi, now...

  • Bibliographic Notes

    [American.]

    ARMY AND NAVY REGISTER.

    January 7, 1899. Decision on Exercise of Command.

    January 2. Our Duty and Rights in Samoa.

    ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL.

    January 7, 1899. Navy Estimates....

  • Annual Report of the Secretary and Treasurer of the U. S. Naval Institute

    To the Officers and Members of the Institute:

    Gentlemen:—I have the honor to submit the following report for the year ending December 31, 1898:

    Itemized Cash Statement.

    ...

  • Officers of the Institute

    President.

    Rear-Admiral WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, U. S. Navy.
     

    Vice-President.

    Rear-Admiral F. V. McNAIR, U...

  • Special Notice

    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1900.


    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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