Proceedings Magazine - 1899 Vol. 25/2/90

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The naval campaign of 1898 in the Philippines has only one defect when considered from the professional point of view. The contest was too short and simple to develop many technical novelties or...



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  • Historical and Professional Notes on the Naval Campaign of Manila Bay in 1898
    Carlos Gilman Calkins, Lieutenant, U. S. Navy

    The naval campaign of 1898 in the Philippines has only one defect when considered from the professional point of view. The contest was too short and simple to develop many technical novelties or to solve many problems of attack and defense. Yet...

  • Effect of Gun-Fire, Battle of Manila Bay, May 1, 1898
    Lieutenant John M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy


    This report on the Effect of the Gun-Fire of the United States Vessels in the Battle of Manila Bay, by the Intelligence Officer of the U.S.S. Baltimore, has lately been received. In transmitting it Admiral...

  • Watch, Quarter and Station Bills
    Lieutenant-Commander Seaton Schroeder, U. S. N.

    At the suggestion of the Board of Control I offer some observations upon the organization of ships of the present fashion, hoping to give rise to discussion and exchange of views.

    The change from sailing vessels with auxiliary steam-power...

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


    Sketches from the naval battle of Santiago and occupation of Puerto Rico, by Commander Jacobsen, of the German protected cruiser Geier, given in this number of the War Notes, are a continuation of Sketches from...

  • Seavey's Island Prison and its Establishment
    Lieut. R. H. Jackson, U. S. N.

    The naval battle of Santiago left about 1700 Spanish prisoners on board the American men-of-war and auxiliary vessels.

    What disposition should be made of them was now a problem.

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