A New Type of Battleship

By Lieutenant Matt H. Signor, U.S. Navy
January 1902
It is proverbial in our naval service that when an officer is given a vessel to prepare for war, with the idea of fighting her himself, he gets on board ...

Officers of the Institute

January 1902
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 ...

The Training-Ship

By Lieutenant Edward L. Beach, U.S. Navy
January 1902
Today all the great naval services are forced to develop and train their own personnel for no longer can the merchant service of any country be depended upon to supply ...

The Recruiting of the Navy Personnel

By Lieutenant-Commander Roy C. Smith
January 1902
The Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, the General Board, the Secretary of the Navy and President Roosevelt all call attention to a serious condition that confronts the navy. Congress ...

Range or Direction Indicator

By Lieut. Armistead Rust, U.S. Navy
January 1902
The object of this instrument is to determine:1. When the observer is on the line joining two points when he is between them or to show when the angle between ...

Notes on Navy Yard Development

By Civil Engineer H. H. Rousseau
January 1902
The estimates that have been submitted to Congress of funds necessary for the support of the navy during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903 amount to $98,910,984.63 of which ...

Bethlehem Steel Company

By Lieut. J. F. Meigs, U.S.N.
January 1902
TEST OF CONICAL AND CYLINDRICAL BREECH BLOCKS Bethlehem Steel Company, January, 1900 HYDRAULIC TESTS OF CONICAL AND CYLINDRICAL BREECH PLUGS First test Length Diameter Threaded Weight of threaded rear front ...


January 1902
CAPTAIN CHADWICK'S LETTER RELATING TO THE TRAINING OF SEAMENSee No. 98Commander H. 0. RITTENHOUSE.—I ask the privilege of contributing a few words in opposition to the conclusions reached ...

Professional Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant L. S. Van Duzer, U. S. Navy
January 1902
For convenience of reference these notes are arranged as follows: A. Notes on ships of war, budgets and personnel, the notes appearingunder the head of the naval power to which ...

Bibliographic Notes

January 1902
[AMERICAN]ARMY AND NAVY JOURNALDECEMBER 14, 1901. British Transport Service. The New Floating Dry Dock at New Orleans. Government of the Philippines. Guarding the Flag. Admiral Bradford's Opinion. Bill ...

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