The Fleet

By Rear-Admiral H. C. Taylor, U. S. Navy
September 1903
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 ...

Naval Administration, III

By Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, U. S. Navy
September 1903
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, ...

Correspondence: A Personal Letter

By Captain C. F. Goodrich, U.S.N.
September 1903
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 ...

Discussion

September 1903
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 White- ...

Historical Instances of Scouting

By Captain C. F. Goodrich, U. S. N.
September 1903
*Lecture delivered by Captain C. F. Goodrich, U. S. N., at the Naval War College, Newport, R. I., July 30, 1902History is full of the crying need of scouts. Howe ...

Nathaniel Bowditch

By Lieutenant G. W. Logan, U. S. Navy
September 1903
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, ...

War Signals

By Commander Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. N.
September 1903
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 ...

Professional Notes

Prepared by Professor Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy
September 1903
SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS AND PERSONNEL.AUSTRIA.The new first-class armored cruiser E (ersatz-Radetsky), which was laid down in the Imperial Dockyard at Pola in 19oo, is soon to be launched. Owing ...

Notice

September 1903
NOTICE.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 ...

Officers of the Institute

September 1903
OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE. President.Rear-Admiral H. C. TAYLOR, U. S. Navy. Vice-President.Captain W. H. BROWNSON, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer.Professor P. R. ALGER, U. S. Navy. ...

List of Prize Essays

September 1903
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 A. T. ...

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