Professional Notes

April 1899
THE LESSONS OF THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR.The hostile operations between Spain and the United States, considered as a war, have not afforded many practical object-lessons to the naval strategist. It ...

Bibliographic Notes

April 1899
[American.]AMERICAN ELECTRICIAN.May, 1899. Electric Railway Power Plant Driven by Gas Engines. A simple Steam Engine with Remarkable Steam Economy. Economy of Multiple Expansion Engines. Efficiency of Small Motors. Compressed and ...

Officers of the Institute

April 1899
President.Rear-Admiral WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, U. S. Navy. Vice-President.Rear-Admiral F. V. McNAIR, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer.Lieutenant RICHARD H. JACKSON, U. S. Navy. Board of Control.Commander RICHARD WAINWRIGHT, U. S ...

Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute

April 1899
Edited by R. H. Jackson.Published Quarterly by the Institute.The following articles will appear in the next number:LOCATING CERVERA’S FLEET,Victor Blue, Lieutenant, U. S. N.COAST SIGNAL SERVICE,F. B. Anderson, Lieutenant New ...


April 1899
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-seventh year ...

Notice to Members

April 1899
The Institute is desirous of obtaining, by purchase or gift, the following numbers in order to supply the demand for back numbers:Nos. 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, 15, 17, 54 ...

Watch, Quarter and Station Bills

Lieutenant-Commander Seaton Schroeder, U. S. N.
April 1899
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 ...

Sketches from the Spanish-American War

Commander Hermann Jacobsen, German Navy
April 1899
INTRODUCTORY.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 ...

Seavey's Island Prison and its Establishment

Lieut. R. H. Jackson, U. S. N.
April 1899
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.The Navy Department ...

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