Proceedings Magazine - 1907 Vol. 33/1/121

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PRIZE ESSAY.

Motto: With a long pull and a strong pull,

And a pull all together.

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  • Storekeeping at the Navy Yards
    By Pay Inspector John A. Mudd, U.S. Navy

    PRIZE ESSAY.

    Motto: With a long pull and a strong pull,

    And a pull all together.

  • Battle Rehearsals
    By Lieutenant-Commander Yates Stirling, U.S. Navy

    A FEW THOUGHTS ON OUR NEXT STEP IN FLEET-GUNNERY.

    "E Pluribus Unum."

  • Sea-Stores and Refreshments
    By Captain C. G. Calkins, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    EXPERIMENTS AND ACCIDENTS IN NAVAL DIET

  • Captain Thomas Tingey, U.S. Navy
    By Mr. F. W. Hackett

    *An address delivered at the unveiling of the Tingey Tablet at the Washington Navy Yard, November 20, 1906.

    The American people have awakened to the value of historic associations. They are minded that hereafter no site of a noteworthy...

  • The Size of Battleships as a Function of Their Speed
    By M. J. A. Normand, Translated from the "Bulletin de L'Association Technique Maritime," By Philip R. Alger

    The Russo-Japanese War, and particularly the naval battle of Tsushima, have revived the discussion of the value of speed for fighting ships. One can hardly say, however, that much light has been shed on the question, since diametrically opposite...

  • Methods Employed at Training Stations for Training Apprentice Seamen for the Fleet
    By Captain A. C. Dillingham, U.S. Navy

    The object of the training system is to supply the fleet from the training stations with fairly efficient men in the shortest possible time; to give such preliminary training at the training stations as will avoid the delay in getting a...

  • Team Rifle Shooting
    By Lieutenant Harris Laning, U.S. Navy

    That the Navy Department is desirous of bringing small-arm target practice in the navy to a higher standard is shown by the building of fine ranges, by a recent change in the general scheme of small-arm practice, and by the giving of a trophy to...

  • The Old French Bronze Guns at the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va., and at the U. S. Naval Academy
    By Lieutenant-Commander E. L. Beach, U.S. Navy

    There are a great many old bronze guns at the Naval Academy; eight of these are heavy 24-pounders, and six of these eight have French inscriptions, and are of French manufacture; the other two 24-pounders have Spanish inscriptions; this paper...

  • Gun Distribution Aboard Modern Battleships, and its Influence on Naval Tactics
    Translated by Lieutenant-Commander R H.F. Bryan, U.S.N., from the Mitteilungen, aus dent Gebiete des Seewesens

    With comments by PROFESSOR P. R. ALGER, U.S.N., and COMMANDER B. A. FISKE, U.S.N.

    The means of attack and defense of a battleship are: the gun, the torpedo, and the ram; the last two, of course, are only occasional weapons; a special...

  • Fleet Telephony
    By Commander Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. Navy

    In 1895 I went, unofficially, on board one of our new battleships, at anchor off Staten Island. I got into conversation with the captain on the quarterdeck, and after awhile the conversation turned to the subject of fogs. Something betrayed me...

  • Electrical Installations of the United States Navy
    By Commander Burns T. Walling, U.S. Navy and Julius Martin, E. E., Master Electrician of the Equipment Department, Navy Yard, New York

    CHAPTER V. GENERATING SETS.

    A generating set for the naval service is defined to be the combination of a compound-wound, direct-current dynamo and its operating engine; the two to be direct-connected and self-contained on the same bed-...

  • Discussion

    Sabre and Bayonet.

    (See No. 120)

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

    SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS, AND PERSONNEL.

    AUSTRIA.

    VESSELS BUILDING.

    Name. Displacement. Where Building. Battleships.

    Remarks.

    Erzherzog Ferdinand-Max.       10,600     ...

  • Book Notices

    “Fighting Fleets for 1907." 6th edition. 784 pages and 359 diagrams of ships. Berger-Levrault and Co. Paris,5 Rue des Beaux-Arts. Price, 5 francs.

    One of the immediate consequences of the Russo-Japanese war, and of the political...

  • Annual Report
  • 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, 1908.

    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...


 
 

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