Proceedings Magazine - 1904 Vol. 30/4/112

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A famous French writer on gastronomy is responsible for the aphorism:—"dis-moi ce que tu manges, et je te dirai ce que tu es." There is much wisdom in this epigram yet I believe...

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  • Operations of the Navy and Marine Corps in the Philippine Archepelago, 1898-1902
    By Lieutenant-Commander A. P. Niblack, U. S. Navy

    While the services of the navy and marine corps in the wars with Great Britain, with Tripoli, and with Spain, have been so commanding as to receive universal recognition, equally important but less conspicuous service in the Mexican and Civil...

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  • The Korea's Wardroom Mess: A True Story
    Repeated with Comments By Rear-Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, U.S.N.

    A famous French writer on gastronomy is responsible for the aphorism:—"dis-moi ce que tu manges, et je te dirai ce que tu es." There is much wisdom in this epigram yet I believe that it contains only a moiety of the truth. The...

  • A Study of Attacks upon Fortified Harbors
    By Lieut.-Comdr. W. L. Rodgers, U.S.N.

    (Continued from No. 111.)

    THE CAPTURE OF PORT ROYAL, S. C., IN 1861.

    A PURELY NAVAL ATTACK, YET UTILIZABLE ONLY THROUGH THE PRESENCE OF A SUPPORTING ARMY.

    The examination of the...

  • A Method of Determining Latitude at Sea without Time
    By X.

    By the routine methods of navigation the latitude and longitude are in general not determined at any one time independently of one another. The determination of the latitude by the meridian altitude of the sun necessitates a knowledge of the...

  • The Significance of Overcrowding
    By Surgeon Henry G. Beyer, U. S. Navy

    *Read at the Naval War College, July 22, 1904.

    In the early part of last May I was ordered as a member on a board charged with the duty of investigating the sanitary condition of the navy yard at League Island, Pennsylvania. The immediate...

  • Desertion and Its Prevention
    By Captain A. S. Williams, U.S.M.C.

    The appalling number of desertions which occur annually in all branches of our military establishment calls for the immediate application of remedial measures. In deciding in what those measures shall consist, we must consider the value of the...

  • The Battle of Ciudad Bolivar and the End of the Revolution in Venezuela
    By Lieutenant Mark St. Clair Ellis, U. S. Navy

    We left Trinidad in the U. S. S. Bancroft on July 10, 1903, for Ciudad Bolivar and other points on the Orinoco river to protect American citizens and interests in Eastern Venezuela. At that time very little was known about the conditions existing...

  • Rifling
    By Professor P.R. Alger, U.S. Navy

    The object of rifling is to cause the projectile to travel point first through the air without wabbling. To obtain this result, the form and twist of the rifling grooves, and the dimensions and position of the rotating band, must be such that the...

  • Methods of Estimating the Coal Endurance of a Naval Vessel
    By Naval Constructor D. W. Taylor, U. S. N.

    (Reprinted from the "Engineering News.")

    The estimation of the radius of action of a naval vessel is a problem into which there enter so many varying factors that any solution must be an approximation at best, and hence open to...

  • Memorabilia of the Old Navy
    An Installment Contributed By Rear-Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, U.S.N.

    I am sorry to notice a marked reluctance on the part of my colleagues to accept the suggestion made a year ago in a letter to Captain Brownson that the PROCEEDINGS OF THE NAVAL INSTITUTE become a storehouse of naval anecdote. These gentlemen are...

  • Freedom of Discussion in the Institute Proceedings
    By Professor Philip R. Alger, U.S. Navy

    On the title page of the PROCEEDINGS OF THE U. S. NAVAL INSTITUTE these words are printed: "The writers only are responsible for the contents of their respective articles."

    Nevertheless all articles submitted for publication in...

  • Discussion

    "TRAINING RANGES AND LONG-RANGE FIRING." See No. 111.

    Captain PERCY SCOTT, R. N.—

    H. M. S. Excellent,

    Trafalgar Day, October 21, 1904.

    I have received from...

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

    SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS, AND PERSONNEL.

    AUSTRIA.

    The budget for the Austrian navy for 1905, including ordinary and extraordinary charges, amounts to 51,026,410 kr., while there is a supplementary estimate...

  • Book Notices

    TEXT-BOOK ON NAVAL ENGINES AND MACHINERY, By JOHN K. BARTON, Commander, U. S. N.

  • 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...

  • Notice

    NOTICE.

  • Officers of the Institute

    President.

    Rear-Admiral CASPAR F. GOODRICH, U. S. Navy.

     

    Vice-President.

    ...
  • 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,...

  • New Books Published by the U. S. Naval Institute

    Naval Engines and Machinery.

    By Commander John K. Barton, U. S. Navy, Head of Department of Engineering and Naval Construction, U. S. Naval Academy.

    ...
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