Proceedings Magazine - 1905 Vol. 31/1/113

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PRIZE ESSAY, JANUARY 1, 1905.

Motto: "Be sure you're right; then go ahead."

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  • American Naval Policy
    By Commander Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. N.

    PRIZE ESSAY, JANUARY 1, 1905.

    Motto: "Be sure you're right; then go ahead."

  • The Department of the Navy
    By Rear-Admiral Stephen B. Luce, U. S. Navy

    Motto: "To improve the stream begin at its source."

    The U. S. Naval Institute was established about thirty years ago for the avowed purpose of advancing professional and scientific knowledge in the navy. There can be no doubt...

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

    (Continued from No. 112.)

    THE CAPTURE OF WEI-HAI-WEI AND THE CHINESE FLEET IN THE JAPANESE WAR IN 1895.

    A SUCCESSFUL COMBINED ATTACK UNDER MODERN CONDITIONS.

  • A Proposed New Health Record
    By Assistant Surgeon Earle M. Brown, U. S. Navy

    If the Bureau of Navigation were to abolish the present system of enlistment records and issue an order that an enlistment journal should thereafter be kept on board every ship and at every station, in a very short time letters would be received...

  • Aiming By Telescope Sight Compared With Aiming By Open Sight: A Physico-Physiological Study
    By Dr. S. Crapski, Jena, Germany (Translated by Capt. A. E. Piorkowski, I. G. A.)

    A PHYSICO-PHYSIOLOGICAL STUDY.

    CONTENTS.

    INTRODUCTION:

    Recent publications on telescope sights, advantages claimed for their use, cause of these advantages.

    (Alger; American and English...

  • Classes of Operations of the Continental Navy of the American Revolution
    By Charles Oscar Paullin, Ph. D., Sometime Nautical Expert in, the United States Hydrographic Office

    American students are more or less familiar with the principal achievements of the Continental navy of the American Revolution. Numerous writers have popularized the naval successes of that celebrated sea officer, John Paul Jones. Esek Hopkins,...

  • A Plea for the Adoption of the Revised Infantry Drill Regula­tions of the Army
    By Captain Theo. H. Low, U.S.M.C.

    Now that the navy has grown until it already trains nearly as many men in infantry as the army, the necessity for its system of training being the best has greatly increased. But this responsibility apparently rests but lightly on its officers,...

  • The Founder Of The New Navy
    By Pay Inspector Livingston Hunt, U. S. Navy

    It may seem superfluous to anyone familiar with the history of the United States navy that an article should be written whose sole reason for being written is to establish once and forever the right to the title of founder of the new navy, or of...

  • Discussion

    AMERICAN NAVAL POLICY.

    Prize Essay.

    Comdr. B. A. FISKE, U. S. Navy.—Two incidental advantages of having specially designed flagships would be:

    (1) The admiral and his staff...

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

    SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS, AND PERSONNEL.

    FRANCE.

    The French budget for 1905 consists of the following ships: Edgard Quinet, armored cruiser of 14,300 tons, 40,000 horsepower, and 24 knots; C 17, probably a...

  • Book Notices

    "Military Government and Martial Law," by William E. Birkhimer, L. L. B., Major, General Staff, U. S. Army, 2d Ed. Rev., 1904, 653 pages. Franklin Hudson Publishing Company, Kansas City, Mo.

    This work is a revised edition of the...

  • Annual Report of the Secretary and Treasurer of the U.S. Naval Institute

    TO THE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE:

    Gentlemen:—I have the honor to submit the following report for the year ending December 31, 1904.

    SUMMARY.

    Balance of cash unexpended Jan. 1, 1904, including...

  • 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

    OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE.

     

    President.

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

    ...
  • Special Notice

    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1906.

    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...


 
 

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