Lion-Hearted Flusser

By Charles W. Stewart
April 1905
A NAVAL HERO OF THE CIVIL WAR. "Flusser is the name to conjure with," wrote Assistant Secretary Fox to Major-General Butler in 1864. Charles Williamson Flusser was one of the ...

The Truth about Naval Administration

By Naval Constructor T. G. Roberts, U. S. Navy
April 1905
Foreword.—This paper was prepared about February, 1904, and statements involving time refer to that date. Since that time, the general staff, as a legislative proposition, has apparently died on its ...

Desertion from the Navy

By Lieut.-Commander John Hood, U. S. Navy
April 1905
SOME FACTS RELATING TO IT, A DISCUSSION OF CAUSES, AND SOME REMEDIAL MEASURES PROPOSED. Much attention has recently been called to desertions from the navy by many of the papers ...

The Submarine as an Enemy

By Lieutenant A. B. Hoff, U. S. Navy
April 1905
In taking up a subject so fraught with the uncertainty of inexperience, both in peace and war, the natural misgivings of the writer urge him to beg for leniency to ...

Promotion, Present, and Prospective

By Lieutenant Richard Jackson, U.S. Navy
April 1905
Naval Institute, Annapolis, Md., May 13, 1905. COMMANDER C. J. BADGER, U. S. Navy, in the Chair. THE CHAIRMAN.—Gentlemen: When the Institute was first established, it was the general idea ...


April 1905
AMERICAN NAVAL POLICY. Prize Essay. (See No. 113.) Captain J. C. WILSON, U. S. Navy.—The "Essay" on "American Naval Policy" by Commander Fiske covers a large field, and in so ...

Professional Notes

Prepared by Professor Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy
April 1905
SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS, AND PERSONNEL. AUSTRIA. The battleship Erzatz-Novara, building at Trieste, will be launched shortly and will be named Ferdinand-Max after the ship which rammed and sunk the ...

Book Notices

April 1905
"Transportation of Troops and Material," by Major Chauncy B. Baker, Q. M. D. U. S. A. A practical manual from the point of view of a quartermaster in charge of ...

List of Prize Essays

April 1905
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 ...


April 1905
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

April 1905
OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE. President. Rear-Admiral CASPAR F. GOODRICH, U. S. Navy. Vice-President. Rear-Admiral W. H. BROWNSON, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer. Professor P. R. ALGER, U. S. Navy. ...

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