High Explosives in Naval Warfare

P. R. Alger
June 1900
One who gives the matter any consideration must be struck by the fact that the effects of high explosives are greatly exaggerated, not only in the popular mind, but almost ...

The Defenses of Manila Bay

Lieutenant John M. Ellicott
June 1900
Only a few years before our war with Spain, that country was threatened with another war whose theater would have been chiefly her colonial possessions in the Pacific. War with ...

Notes on Cuban Ports

Captain Asa Walker
June 1900
Cuba, from its size and situation, may well be considered the most important of the West Indian Islands. Laying aside the question of its wonderful fertility as a matter connected ...

On the Examination of Navy-Yard Apprentices

Henry G. Beyer
June 1900
The government in providing an examination for applicants for positions as apprentices in the different shops of navy yards secures thereby several important objects and advantages. The mental part of ...

Discussion

June 1900
Torpedo Craft: Types and Employment(Discussion continued from No. 93.)Lieutenant R. H. Jackson, U. S. N.-In replying to the discussions upon this article, I will briefly note the opinions ...

Professional Notes

June 1900
SHIPPING AND SHIPBUILDING IN THE UNITED STATES.By JAMES W. ROSS. Notwithstanding restrictions, shipping continued to grow in spite of all efforts on the part of mother country to the contrary, ...

Bibliographic Notes

June 1900
[American.]AMERICAN ELECTRICIAN.April, 1900. The Use of Hot-wire Shunt Instruments as Alternating Ammeters. Differential Testing with Single-coil Instruments.May. Rheostat, Double Commutator and Multi-voltage Control. The Weak Spot in Incandescent ...

Book Notice

June 1900
A CATECHISM OF COURT-MARTIAL DUTY, published by the Hudson-Kimberly Co., should prove its value and usefulness in simplifying the understanding of responsibilities and duties attendant upon court-martial procedure. The forms ...

Officers of the Institute

June 1900
President.Rear-Admiral WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, U. S. Navy. Vice-President.Commander RICHARD WAINWRIGHT, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer.Lieutenant RICHARD H. JACKSON, U. S. Navy. Board of Control.Lieutenant-Commander C. ...

Notice

June 1900
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 ...

The Defenses of Manila Bay

By Lieutenant John M. Ellicott, U.S. Navy
June 1900
Only a few years before our war with Spain, that country was threatened with another war whose theater would have been chiefly her colonial possessions in the Pacific. War with ...

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