The Coast in Warfare

By Lieutenant-Commander James H. Sears, U.S. Navy
October 1901
PART II. (Continued from No. 99) One tendency today in naval construction is in the direction of armor-clad vessels of extreme size and great power, and in this respect, ...

Smokeless Powder

By Lieutenant Joseph Strauss, U.S.N.
October 1901
The invention of smokeless powder marks an advance in the science of artillery ranking in importance with that of the breech-loading cannon. Measured by muzzle energy, the change in ordnance ...


October 1901
CAPTAIN CHADWICK'S LETTER RELATING TO THE TRAINING OF SEAMEN.See No. 98. Captain CASPAR F. GOODRICH.—The question with which Captain Chadwick deals is as old as the substitution of steam ...

Professional Notes

Prepared by Lieutenant L. S. Van Duzer, U. S. Navy
October 1901
VFor 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 ...

Book Reviews

October 1901
Smokeless Powder, Nitrocellulose, and Theory of the Cellulose Molecule. By John B. Bernadou, Lieutenant, U. S. Navy. New York: John Wiley & Sons; London: Chapman & Hall, Limited.This book ...

Bibliographic Notes

October 1901
[American.]ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL.October 5, 1901. Smokeless-powder Tests. Superimposed Turrets. Severe Loss in Samar. Launch of the Naval Vessels. The Samar Disaster. For a Naval Reserve. Benedict Arnold ...

Officers of the Institute

October 1901
President.Rear-Admiral WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, U. S. Navy. Vice-President.Commander RICHARD WAINWRIGHT, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer.Lieutenant L. S. VAN DUZER, U. S. Navy. Board of Control.Commander ...


October 1901
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 ...

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