Proceedings Magazine - 1900 Vol. 26/1/93

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PRIZE ESSAY

Motto: Experientia Docet

The navy list on July 3, 1899, showed that we had, completed, twenty torpedo craft, and building,...

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  • Torpedo Craft: Types and Employment
    By Lieutenant R. H. Jackson, U.S. Navy

    PRIZE ESSAY

    Motto: Experientia Docet

    The navy list on July 3, 1899, showed that we had, completed, twenty torpedo craft, and building, thirty-three more; in all practically fifty of...

  • The Automobile Torpedo and its Uses
    By Lieutenant L. H. Chandler, U.S. Navy

    A DISCUSSION OF THE TORPEDO POLICY BEST ADAPTED FOR THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE

    MOTTO:—"In a word, the torpedo has brought into the Navy a fresh zest, a new romance, and possibilities more brilliant than were...

  • Discussion

    Captain C. F. GOODRICH, U. S. N.—The prize essay of this year impresses me as a peculiarly logical endeavor to solve an important professional question. Personally I cannot pretend to sufficient familiarity with the details of the subject...

  • The Navy's Cooperation in the Zapote River Campaign
    By Lieutenant Edward W. Eberle, U.S. Navy

    June 1, 1899, found the Southern Division of the Insurgent Army in complete control of Cavite Province, with the exception of the small peninsula on which the Cavite Naval Station and the town of San Roque are situated. The northern boundary of...

  • The Landing at Baiquiri
    By Jean Legrand

    "La Marine Francaise," June, 1899.

    Translated by Lieut. F. A. Traut, U. S. N.

     

  • The War and its Lessons
    By Colonel Sir G. S. Clarke, K. C. M. G., F. R. S.

    The year 1898 saw the English-speaking peoples engaged in warlike operations in regions widely separated. The conditions of the contests differed organically; but the objects were essentially similar. In both cases, strikingly complete success...

  • Combined Maritime Operations
    By Captain Asa Walker, U.S. Navy

    *Published by permission of Naval War College.

    All hostile operations between countries separated by waters, other than rivers, must partake, in a greater or less degree, of the nature of "combined maritime expeditions...

  • The St. Louis' Cable-Cutting
    By Captain Caspar F. Goodrich, U.S. Navy

    The U. S. S. St. Louis left New York on the 30th of April, 1898, to scout off the island of Guadeloupe in the hope of sighting Cervera's fleet. While engaged in this duty, many conversations were held by her officers as to what the ship might...

  • Tactical Considerations Involved in the Design of the Torpedo-Boat
    By Lieut. A. P. Niblack, U.S. Navy

    *Read at the seventh general meeting of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, held in New York.

  • Professional Notes

    BRITISH AND FOREIGN NAVIES.

     

    The amount now voted annually for the maintenance of the British navy is beyond all precedent. As shown by a diagram in "Brassey's Annual," our...

  • Bibliographic Notes

    [AMERICAN.]

    ARMY AND NAVY REGISTER.

    DECEMBER 9, 1899. Report of the Secretary of the Navy. An Inconsistency of Law. Naval Personnel.

    DECEMBER 16. An Artillery Measure. Our Army Ration. Shipbuilding on the Lakes...

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

    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...

  • Officers of the Institute

    President.

    REAR-ADMIRAL WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, U. S. NAVY.

     

    Vice-President.

     

     

     

    Secretary and Treasurer.

    LIEUTENANT RICHARD H. JACKSON, U. S....

  • 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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