Proceedings Magazine - 1907 Vol. 33/2/122

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Motto: "Keep up with the Times."

 

SECOND HONORABLE MENTION.

 

Everybody is born into a world in which he must have considerable unhappiness, but in...

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  • The Naval Profession
    By Commander Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. Navy

    Motto: "Keep up with the Times."

     

    SECOND HONORABLE MENTION.

     

    Everybody is born into a world in which he must have considerable unhappiness, but in which he may get a great deal of happiness. The...

  • A General Sales Commissary System for the Navy
    By Paymaster George P. Dyer

    One of the most important questions in naval administration to-day—as directly affecting its military efficiency as any of ships or armament—concerns the increased care now required in look- ing after the welfare and contentment of...

  • Naval Administration Under the Navy Commissioners, 1815-1842
    By Charles Oscar Paullin

    THE PERSONNEL OF THE NAVY DEPARTMENT.

  • Systematic Preparations for Battle
    By Commander John G. Quimby, U.S. Navy

    In this paper, the writer proposes to discuss the present lack of system and uniformity that characterizes the work of the navy at large in its preparation for battle; to show how far it has advanced toward the goal of battle proficiency; to...

  • A.B.G.B.S.
    By "Black Joke"

    (Reprinted from the United Service Magazine.)

  • New Light Upon the Career of John Paul Jones
    By Charles Henry Hart

    [Introductory Note—Mr. James Fenimore Cooper, of Albany, N. Y., has kindly allowed the Institute to print the following letter, not hitherto Published, which was written to his grandfather, the author, James Fenimore Cooper, by Janette...

  • Description of John Paul Jones' Sword
    By Cornelius Stevenson, Esq.

    (Note.—To the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia, we acknowledge our indebtedness for the use of the plate of the Paul Jones sword; to Mr. Richard Dale for his permission to publish it and to Mr. Cornelius Stevenson for the...

  • The Sword Presented by Louis XVI to John Paul Jones
    By Charles Henry Hart

    Toward the close of 1779, the whole civilized world was startled by, what was then and has since remained, the most marvellous naval battle on record, the fight between the Bonhomme-Richard and the Serapis, when the infant navy of the United...

  • Armor and Speed (Vitesse, C'est Faiblesse)
    By E. Beaufailhy

    Translated from Le Yacht by PHILIP R. ALGER.

  • Changing the Propellers of the U. S. S. Hopkins, at the Naval Station, Key West, FLA.
    By Captain W. H. Beehler, U. S. N.

    On December 22, 1906, the U.S.S. Hopkins arrived at Key West, from Philadelphia, having sustained injuries to both her propellers by grounding on Fowey Rocks.

    Upon examination of the in juries sustained, I telegraphed the Navy Department...

  • Effect of Movement of the Gun-Platform on the Trajectory
    By Lieut.-Commander H. O. Stickney, U.S. Navy

    The statement has been made and very generally accepted, that, "if a ship were anchored and a torpedo boat steamed by at a Speed of 30 knots, at a distance abeam corresponding to 3 seconds time of flight for any particular gun, in perfectly...

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

    A MANUAL OF THE LATEST APPROVED MATERIAL,INCLUD- ING ITS USE, OPERATION, INSPECTION, CARE, AND MANAGEMENT, AND METHOD OF INSTALLATION ON BOARD SHIP.

    CHAPTER VIII. MOTORS (Continued). Ammunition Hoist Motors.

    There are two varieties...

  • Discussion

    Storekeeping at the Navy Yards.

    (SEE No. 121.)

     

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

    SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS, AND PERSONNEL.

    AUSTRIA. VESSELS BUILDING.

    Name.                           ...

  • 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...

  • 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.

    ...
  • Books

    PUBLISHED BY THE U.S. NAVAL INSTIUTE

    Internal Combustion Engines (1907).

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

    An elementary treatise on gas,...

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