Proceedings Magazine - 1901 Vol. 27/3/99

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The material for this paper was largely gathered at the Naval War College in the shape of notes, which were drawn from many authorities to be found in the splendid professional library of that...

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  • The Coast in Warfare
    By Lieutenant-Commander James H. Sears, U.S. Navy

    The material for this paper was largely gathered at the Naval War College in the shape of notes, which were drawn from many authorities to be found in the splendid professional library of that College. Quotations have been liberally resorted to...

  • Ordnance and Armor
    By Professor Philip R. Alger

    (A paper read at the War College in August, 1900.)

     

    Ordnance may be conveniently discussed under the four headings of The Gun, Gun Mountings, Powder, Projectiles.

     

  • Modern Armor; Its Influence on the Development of Ordnance
    By Lieutenant Cleland Davis, U.S. Navy

    In an article published in the Naval Institute in 1897, the writer endeavored to briefly summarize the theory of resistance of face hardened armor, of the action of the projectile upon impact, and the effect of the cap.

     

  • Naval Reconnaissance in Time of Peace
    By Lieutenant John M. Ellicott, U.S. Navy

    When war threatens with a maritime power, our navy will be called upon to prepare a plan of campaign. To do this it is not sufficient to know the numerical strength of our opponent's navy, the distribution of his forces and the...

  • A New River Gunboat
    From The London Times

    A shallow-draft river gunboat, one of two just built for the British Government by Messrs. Yarrow, was taken for a trial run in the Thames from Greenwich to Gravesend and back on Saturday afternoon, when there were present on the ship among...

  • Discussion

    CAPTAIN F. E. CHADWICK'S LETTER. See No. 98.

     

    Lieut.-Commander C. N. ATWATER, U. S. N.—Captain Chadwick's views, as expressed in his timely letter, bring before the service a question of very great...

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

    For convenience of reference these notes are arranged as follows:

     

    A. Notes on ships of war, budgets, and personnel, the notes appearing under the head of the naval power to which they refer. Alphabetical arrangement is...

  • Bibliographic Notes

    [American.]

    ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL.

    June 22, 1901. Not a New Explosive. Defenseless Canada. Submarine Boats. Interesting Rifle Experiments. General Bates on Datto Mundi...

  • 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

    SPECIAL NOTICE.

    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1901.

    A prize of one hundred dollars, with a gold medal, is offered by the Naval...


 
 

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