Storekeeping at the Navy Yards

By Pay Inspector John A. Mudd, U.S. Navy
January 1907
PRIZE ESSAY.Motto: With a long pull and a strong pull,And a pull all together.There is no room in such a paper as this for historical review. Sufficient ...

Battle Rehearsals

By Lieutenant-Commander Yates Stirling, U.S. Navy
January 1907
A FEW THOUGHTS ON OUR NEXT STEP IN FLEET-GUNNERY."E Pluribus Unum."The question "are we training our navy to fight battles?" has been asked frequently by officers of each other and ...

Sea-Stores and Refreshments

By Captain C. G. Calkins, U.S. Navy (Retired)
January 1907
EXPERIMENTS AND ACCIDENTS IN NAVAL DIETNo attempt to investigate the sources of naval history, whether these relate to voyages of discovery or to warlike campaigns, can escape the perennial problem ...

Captain Thomas Tingey, U.S. Navy

By Mr. F. W. Hackett
January 1907
*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 ...

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
January 1907
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 ...

Team Rifle Shooting

By Lieutenant Harris Laning, U.S. Navy
January 1907
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 ...

Fleet Telephony

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

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
January 1907
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 ...


January 1907
Sabre and Bayonet.(See No. 120)Lieut. -Colonel Wm. F. SPICER, U.S.M.C.— In the following lines, the writer does not pretend to criticise Civil Engineer Cunningham's manual of the "Sword and Bayonet," ...

Professional Notes

Prepared by Professor Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy
January 1907
SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS, AND PERSONNEL.AUSTRIA.VESSELS BUILDING.Name. Displacement. Where Building. Battleships.Remarks.Erzherzog Ferdinand-Max. 10,600 Trieste. Building.Ersatz Tegetthof 14,500 ___ Projected.Ersatz Kr.-Itudolf 14,600 ___ “Ersatz Kr.-Stephanie 14,500 ___ “Scouts.?Ersatz Zara 3,500 Projected.1907 ...

Book Notices

January 1907
“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 ...

List of Prize Essays

January 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 A. T ...


January 1907
NOTICEThe 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

January 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.Captain ...

Special Notice

January 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 essay ...

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