The Naval Profession

By Commander Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. Navy
April 1907
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 ...

A General Sales Commissary System for the Navy

By Paymaster George P. Dyer
April 1907
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 ...

Systematic Preparations for Battle

By Commander John G. Quimby, U.S. Navy
April 1907
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 ...

A.B.G.B.S.

By "Black Joke"
April 1907
(Reprinted from the United Service Magazine.) The cryptic letters which head this article come to us from across the Atlantic. They stand for the all-big-gun battleship, "Which is the short ...

New Light Upon the Career of John Paul Jones

By Charles Henry Hart
April 1907
[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, ...

Description of John Paul Jones' Sword

By Cornelius Stevenson, Esq.
April 1907
(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 ...

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
April 1907
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 ...

Discussion

April 1907
Storekeeping at the Navy Yards. (SEE No. 121.) Pay Inspector T. H. HICKS, U. S. Navy. —It would seem impossible for any one having even only a casual acquaintance with ...

Professional Notes

Prepared by Professor Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy
April 1907
SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS, AND PERSONNEL. AUSTRIA. VESSELS BUILDING. Name. Displacement. Where Building. Remarks. Battleships. Erzherzog Ferdinand-Max. 10,600 Trieste. Building. Ersatz Tegetthof 14,500 ___ Projected. Ersatz Kr.-Rudolf 14,500 ___ “ ...

Special Notice

April 1907
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 ...

List of Prize Essays

April 1907
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 ...

Notice

April 1907
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-fourth ...

Officers of the Institute

April 1907
President. Rear-Admiral CASPAR F. GOODRICH, U. S. Navy. Vice-President. Rear-Admiral JAMES H. SANDS, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer . Professor P. R. ALGER, U. S. Navy. Board of Control. ...

Books

April 1907
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. ...

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