The Korea's Wardroom Mess: A True Story

Repeated with Comments By Rear-Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, U.S.N.
October 1904
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 ...

A Study of Attacks upon Fortified Harbors

By Lieut.-Comdr. W. L. Rodgers, U.S.N.
October 1904
(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 naval attack ...

The Significance of Overcrowding

By Surgeon Henry G. Beyer, U. S. Navy
October 1904
*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 ...

Desertion and Its Prevention

By Captain A. S. Williams, U.S.M.C.
October 1904
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 ...

Rifling

By Professor P.R. Alger, U.S. Navy
October 1904
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, ...

Memorabilia of the Old Navy

An Installment Contributed By Rear-Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, U.S.N.
October 1904
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 ...

Discussion

October 1904
"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 America a copy of a paper on the ...

Professional Notes

Prepared by Professor Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy
October 1904
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 of 22,000,000 ...

Book Notices

October 1904
TEXT-BOOK ON NAVAL ENGINES AND MACHINERY, By JOHN K. BARTON, Commander, U. S. N.This book is evidently written for one specific purpose, and only one, viz., to furnish information to ...

List of Prize Essays

October 1904
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. ...

Notice

October 1904
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 thirty-second ...

Officers of the Institute

October 1904
President.Rear-Admiral CASPAR F. GOODRICH, U. S. Navy. Vice-President.Captain W. H. BROWNSON, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer.Professor P. R. ALGER, U. S. Navy. Board of Control.Commander ...

Special Notice

October 1904
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1904A 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 ...

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