Proceedings Magazine - 1901 Vol. 27/1/97

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PRIZE ESSAY, JANUARY 1, 1901.

Motto: The Country—The Service--The Individual.

It is with considerable hesitation...

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  • Naval Administration and Organization
    By Lieutenant John Hood, U.S. Navy

    PRIZE ESSAY, JANUARY 1, 1901.

    Motto: The Country—The Service--The Individual.

    It is with considerable hesitation that the writer selects so broad and...

  • Warship Design from a Tactical Standpoint
    Lieutenant John M. Ellicott

    Four principal elements enter into warship design, viz., battery, protection, radius of action, and speed. When it is attempted to combine these on a given displacement each crowds the other for space to such an extent that the limitation in...

  • A Method for Determining the Tactical Diameters and Other Maneuvering Powers of Ships
    By Lieutenant L. H. Chandler, U.S. Navy

    The writer lays no claim to having originated this method, it having been suggested in the summer of 1900 by Lieutenant-Commander W. I. Chambers, U. S. N., and used at that time aboard both the Texas and Massachusetts. Whether or not it is...

  • Notes on Firing Interval, with Examples
    By Lieutenant Charles B. McVay, U.S. Navy

    * For part of data I am indebted to Professor Philip A. Alger, U. S. Navy and Lieutenant L. C. Bertolette, U. S. Navy.

    (I) Were a gun mounted on shore and fired at a stationary target, a telescope sight being used, then:

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  • British Conquests in the Philippines
    By Carlos Gilman Calkins, Lieut.-Commander, U. S. Navy

    The sordid incidents and insignificant results of the Philippine expedition of 1762 are briefly dismissed by general historians of the eighteenth century. Spanish and English writers follow the same policy of discreet neglect. Yet there were...

  • Discussion

    "OUR NEW BATTLESHIPS AND ARMORED CRUISERS." See No. 96.

     

    Rear Admiral R. D. EVANS, U. S. N.

     

    The questions propounded by Naval...

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared by Lieutenant L. S. Van Duzer, U. S. Navy

    SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS AND PERSONNEL.

     

    AUSTRIA.

     

  • Bibliographic Notes

    [AMERICAN.]

    ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL

    JANUARY 5, 1901. French Compulsory Service. Prospects for Army and Navy. Promotion by Selection. The Century Work of Army and Navy. German Opinion of the Boer War....

  • 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 submit the following report for the year ending December 31, 1900:

    Itemized Cash Statement.

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  • Officers of the Institute

    President.

    Rear-Admiral WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, U. S. Navy.

     

    Vice-President.

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  • Special Notice.--Naval Institute Prize Essay, 1901

    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1901.

    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 profession, subject...


 
 

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