The Army and Navy Maneuvers as Viewed from Afloat

By Lieutenant-Commander Roy C. Smith, U. S. Navy
October 1902
The writer of this article does not propose to describe the maneuvers. Accompanying the paper is Admiral Higginson's Bulletin giving a summary of the movements of the fleet, and a ...

Naval Administration II

By Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, U. S. N.
October 1902
"Had it not been for you English, I should have been Emperor of the East," said Napoleon to Captain Maitland, on board the Bellerophon in 1815, "but wherever there is ...

Training Gun Captains

By Lieutenant Walter S. Turpin, U.S. Navy
October 1902
"In time of peace prepare for war" is a saying which is most appropriate to the conditions existing in a naval service, where we have placed, in time of peace, ...

Training of Landsmen

By Lieut.-Commander Harry S. Knapp, U.S. Navy
October 1902
The expansion of our navy in ships has so far outstripped the expansion of the personnel that no more serious question confronts the service than that of manning ships now ...

The Question of Naval Engineers

By Lieutenant Commander Harry P. Huse, U.S. Navy
October 1902
A majority of the officers of the navy believe that the amalgamation of the line and the engineer corps in 1898 was the best solution of the difficulties laid before ...

Another Graphic Solution in Coast Navigation

By Captain Charles D. Sigsbee, U.S.N.
October 1902
In the PROCEEDINGS OF THE U. S. NAVAL INSTITUTE, No. 3, of September, 1902, an ingenious graphic method for finding progressive bearings, distances, and land marks, in coast navigation is ...

The Tactics of the Gun

By Lieut.-Commander A.P. Niblack, U.S. Navy
October 1902
*Read at the 10th General Meeting of the Society of Naval Architects, New York, November 20, 1902. The battleship is the epitome of sea power. Reduced to its simplest terms ...


October 1902
"THE SIGNAL QUESTION ONCE MORE." See No. 103 Commander J. B. MURDOCK, U. S. Navy.—As Mr. Niblack states, a proposed new signal code has been considered at the War College, ...

Professional Notes

October 1902
This complete issue of Proceedings is provided for your use in its original format only at this time. The editorial team is currently reviewing the text version for possible errors ...

Book Notices

October 1902
“Modern Seamanship.” By Austin M. Knight, Commander, U. S. Navy. D. Van Nostrand & Co. announce a new edition of Knight’s Modern Seamanship, the two previous editions having been exhausted. ...

Officers of the Institute

October 1902
President. Rear-Admiral H. C. TAYLOR, U. S. Navy. Vice-President. Captain W. H. BROWNSON, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer. Lieutenant E. L. BEACH, U. S. Navy. Board of Control. Commander ...

List of Prize Essays

October 1902
1879. Naval Education. Prize Essay, 1879. By Lieut.-Com. A. D. Brown, U.S.N. Naval Education. First Honorable Mention. By Lieut.-Com. C. F. Goodrich, U.S.N. Naval Education. Second Honorable Mention. By Commander ...

New Books

October 1902
The Recruit's Handy Book, U. S. Navy. By Lieut.-Commander W. F. Fullam, U. S. Navy. A most useful primer for the Naval Recruit. It shows him what the Navy offers ...


October 1902
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-eighth year ...

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