Proceedings Magazine - 1899 Vol. 25/4/92

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The first official recognition of the possibilities of a coast signal service in connection with the United States Navy was taken when the present Secretary of the Navy issued an order under date...

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  • The Coast Signal System
    F. B. Anderson

    The first official recognition of the possibilities of a coast signal service in connection with the United States Navy was taken when the present Secretary of the Navy issued an order under date of the 18th of October, 1897, appointing a board...

  • Electro-Mechanical Battle Order Telegraph
    Lieut-Comdr. Seaton Schroeder

    Dial and Screen.

     

    An instrument of the following description is installed at the sending and at each receiving station. They all work in unison, being actuated by the same current; and their...

  • The American Interoceanic Canal
    Captain C. H. Stockton

    The completion of a Ship Canal across the Central American isthmus, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, will undoubtedly mark an epoch in the history of the civilized world. Not only will this be true from the commercial point of view,...

  • Explorations in Alaska
    George M. Stoney

    VIII.—The Notoark River.

     

    From the reports of the two expeditions to the Notoark river, my own in December to the upper valley, and Mr. Reed's from below, the following description is made.

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  • The Torpedo-Boat, Destroyer, and Depot
    Lieut. O. W. Koester

    Two great points must be considered before we can have an efficient torpedo fleet: (a) efficient boats, (b) efficient personnel. In regard to an efficient fleet, it is at first necessary that a torpedo depot be at once established. This depot...

  • Notes on the Marconi Wireless Telegraph
    Lieut. J. B. Blish

    Last September Mr. G. Marconi, the inventor of a practical system of wireless telegraph, brought over from England three sets of his apparatus for the use of the New York Herald in reporting the international yacht races.

     

  • The New Naval Academy
    Ernest Flagg

    The Naval Academy was founded in 1845 when George Bancroft was Secretary of the Navy, and was then located where it is to-day, at Annapolis, Maryland. Some buildings connected with the military post attached to old Fort Severn were pressed into...

  • Discussion

    This complete issue of Proceedings is provided for your use in its original format only at this time.  The editorial team is currently reviewing the text version for possible errors introduced during the OCR phase of our...

  • Professional Notes

    THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION; MECHANICAL SCIENCE SECTION

    Address of the President, Sir William White, K. C. B., Sc. D., LL. D., F. R. S.

    Advantages of Increased Dimensions

    Before passing on, it may...


 
 

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