Proceedings Magazine - 1903 Vol. 29/4/108

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We have happened upon times which are not usual in history. The conditions which surround us, if not unique, are rare. The vast development of our nation during the past forty years, which was...

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  • The Fleet
    By Rear-Admiral H. C. Taylor, U. S. Navy

    We have happened upon times which are not usual in history. The conditions which surround us, if not unique, are rare. The vast development of our nation during the past forty years, which was hidden from our mental view until the Spanish War...

  • Naval Administration, III
    By Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, U. S. Navy

    Scarcely a generation had passed before the influence upon the country of the war of 1812 began to decline. The idea of complete isolation, and freedom from "entangling alliances" With, what we were pleased to call, the effete...

  • Correspondence: A Personal Letter
    By Captain C. F. Goodrich, U.S.N.

    REGARDING THE DUTY WHICH WE ALL OWE OF HELPING TO KEEP ALIVE AND OF TRANSMITTING TO FUTURE GENERATIONS THE BODY OF STORIES AND TRADITIONS WHICH ILLUSTRATES THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE NAVAL SERVICE

    INTRODUCTORY...

  • War as the Ultimate Form of Economic Competition
    By Brook Adams

    *Two papers read by Mr. Brooks Adams before the War College on July 30, 31, 1903.

    Gentlemen:—I apprehend that, if we would essay to forecast the future, we must first turn to the past, and try to unravel the sequences of cause and...

  • Automobile Torpedos; Their Use and Probable Effectiveness
    By Lieutenant Lloyd H. Chandler, U. S. Navy

    Lecture delivered before the U. S. Naval War College, Newport, R. I.

    (A) IN LARGE SHIPS. (B) IN TORPEDO VESSELS. (C) IN SUBMARINES.

    It is proposed to treat this subject under the following subheads:

    1. The...

  • Discussion

    Captain F. J. Drake, U. S. Navy.—Lieutenant-Commander Chandler’s paper on “Automobile Torpedoes; their Use and Probable Effectiveness,” presents a strong argument for the installation of the latest type of...

  • Historical Instances of Scouting
    By Captain C. F. Goodrich, U. S. N.

    *Lecture delivered by Captain C. F. Goodrich, U. S. N., at the Naval War College, Newport, R. I., July 30, 1902

    History is full of the crying need of scouts. Howe in 1778 was particularly well served in this respect. He had timely...

  • Nathaniel Bowditch
    By Lieutenant G. W. Logan, U. S. Navy

    To thousands of seafarers the American Practical Navigator is an everyday acquaintance; yet few can tell more of its author, Nathaniel Bowditch, than that he wrote, a long time ago, a remarkable compendium of nearly all the knowledge that is...

  • War Signals
    By Commander Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. N.

    The United States Navy has adequate means for making signals for the routine duties of a fleet. It has adequate means for signaling "vessels right" for fleet parades. It has wireless telegraph outfits in many ships, by which signals can...

  • The Accuracy and Probability of Gun-Fire
    By Professor Philip R. Alger

    If a great number of rounds are fired from a gun, under as nearly as possible the same circumstances, it will be found that the impacts (which we will suppose to be received upon a vertical screen perpendicular to the plane of fire) are grouped...

  • The Sumner Line of Geographical Position and the Compass Error Serviceably Deduced by Inspection
    By G.W. Littlehales

    To make an intelligent introduction of the solution which is to be disclosed, it will be of advantage to set forth briefly some principles that are well recognized among navigators.

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared by Professor Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy

    SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS AND PERSONNEL.

    AUSTRIA.

  • Notice

    NOTICE.

  • Officers of the Institute

    OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE.

     

    President.

    Rear-Admiral H. C. TAYLOR, U. S. Navy.

    ...
  • List of Prize Essays

    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...

  • Special Notice.--Naval Institute Prize Essay, 1904

    A prize of two hundred dollars, with a gold medal, and a life-membership in the Institute, is offered by the Naval Institute for the best essay presented on any subject pertaining to the naval profession, subject to the following rules:

    1...

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