Naval Administration and Organization

By Lieutenant John Hood, U.S. Navy
January 1901
PRIZE ESSAY, JANUARY 1, 1901. Motto: The Country—The Service--The Individual. It is with considerable hesitation that the writer selects so broad and comprehensive a subject as Naval Administration and Organization ...

Warship Design from a Tactical Standpoint

Lieutenant John M. Ellicott
January 1901
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 ...

Notes on Firing Interval, with Examples

By Lieutenant Charles B. McVay, U.S. Navy
January 1901
* 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 ...

British Conquests in the Philippines

By Carlos Gilman Calkins, Lieut.-Commander, U. S. Navy
January 1901
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 ...


January 1901
"OUR NEW BATTLESHIPS AND ARMORED CRUISERS." See No. 96. Rear Admiral R. D. EVANS, U. S. N. The questions propounded by Naval Constructor Taylor are the most serious and important ...

Professional Notes

Prepared by Lieutenant L. S. Van Duzer, U. S. Navy
January 1901
SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS AND PERSONNEL. AUSTRIA. BUDGET.—The budget for 1901 amounts to 43,490,820 crowns ($8,828,-636.46; 1 crown = $0.203). The ordinary charges are placed at 28,521,660 crowns ($5,789,896.98), an ...

Bibliographic Notes

January 1901
[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 ...

Officers of the Institute

January 1901
President. Rear-Admiral WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, U. S. Navy. Vice-President. Commander RICHARD WAINWRIGHT, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer. Lieutenant E. W. EBERLE, U. S. Navy. Board of Control. Commander C. ...

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