Proceedings Magazine - 1901 Vol. 27/2/98

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* A lecture delivered at the Naval War College, August, 1900.



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  • Some Points in Coast-Defence Brought out by the War with Spain
    By Captain Caspar F. Goodrich, U.S. Navy

    * A lecture delivered at the Naval War College, August, 1900.

  • Our Need of Fighting Ships
    By Commander J. B. Murdock, U. S. Navy

    The first vital point affecting our policy of naval construction is that it should be adapted to the needs of the country. The time long since passed for us to buy plans abroad; we should now stop copying foreign designs. An exhaustive study of...

  • Letter from Captain F. E. Chadwick, U. S. N.
    By Captain F. E. Chadwick, U.S. Navy

    WASHINGTON, D. C., April 11, 1901.

    Sir:—The Bureau transmits herewith a copy of a letter from Captain F. E. Chadwick, relating to the training of seamen. Captain Chadwick has consented to the...

  • Discussion

    Captain Charles D. Sigsbee, U. S. N.—Following the lead of the author of this letter, perhaps I may be permitted to present my warrant for an earnest interest in the matter under discussion. I have sailed on...

  • An Address Delivered Before the Naval War College, Newport, R. I.
    By the Hon. Frank Warren Hackett, Asst. Secy. of the Navy

    *At the annual opening, June 3, 1901.


    Mr. President and Gentlemen of the War College:


  • Explanation of Course at the Naval War College
    By Capt. F. E. Chadwick, U. S. N., President of War College

    * Opening address delivered by the President of War College, June 4, 1901.

    JUNE 4, 1901.

  • The Naval Campaign of Lissa; Its History, Strategy and Tactics
    By W. Laird Clowes, Member of the United States Naval Institute

    The naval campaign of Lissa lasted for little more than a month; yet there is probably no naval campaign—certainly no modern one—of even ten times the length, which presents so many points of interest, so much suggestion, and so great...

  • A Useful Little Change in the Pelorus
    By Lieut.-Commander Bradley Fiske, U. S. N.

    When navigating the Petrel among the little straits and bays and rivers that skirt the coast of Asia, I devised a little change in the Pelorus, that seemed to me to improve it greatly. The change was so slight in construction, and made the...

  • Letter from Rear-Admiral Louis Kempff, U. S. N.
    By Rear Admiral Louis Kempff, U.S. Navy


    Cavite, P. I., April 13, 1901.

    Sir:—There appears on page 638 of the PROCEEDINGS OF THE U. S. NAVAL INSTITUTE, No. 96, the following paragraph in the article entitled "...

  • Discussion: "Our New Battleships and Armored Cruisers"
    Lieut. W. L. Rodgers, U. S. N.



    Lieut. W. L. RODGERS, U. S. N.—After describing the contrasting...

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





    ARPAD AND BABENBERG.—The other two battleships of the Habsburg Class are...

  • Book Notice

    The "Modern Seamanship" by Lieut. Commander Austin M. Knight, U. S. Navy, and published by D. Van Nostrand Co., New York, will be welcomed most warmly by the naval service and merchant marine—the need of a book on modern...

  • Bibliographic Notes



    April 20, 1901. New Naval Stations. Duties of the Chief of Artillery. Reorganization of the Army. Ordnance Matters. Foreigners in our Navy...

  • Officers of the Institute


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



  • Special Notice.--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...

  • Notice

    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 of existence, trusting as heretofore for its...

  • New Books Published by the U. S. Naval Institute

    The Log of the Gloucester.

    Commanded by Lt.-Commander Richard Wainwright. The Official Report of the Principal Events of her Cruise during the Late War with Spain,...

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