Aids to Contenment in the Navy

Rear-Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich
July 1907
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A Note on Navigation

By Commander H. C. Gearing, U.S. Navy
July 1907
Recently the writer on an occasion of duty found himself on a steamer bound from San Francisco to Coos Bay, Oregon. He made the acquaintance of the Captain, who extended ...

The New Navigation in Practice

By Lieut.-Commander T. P. Magruder, U. S. Navy
July 1907
Having read in Muir's Navigation and Compass Deviations (1906), that the "New Navigation," or Marcq Saint-Hilaire's method of drawing a line of position, is "superior to all other methods for ...

Navigating Without Horizon

By Captain Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. Navy
July 1907
I have had the idea for many years that ships could find the altitude of a heavenly body, when the horizon could not be seen, by taking the angle between ...

The French Naval Manœuvers of 1907

Translated by Philip R. Alger
July 1907
(From Le Yacht and Le Moniteur de la Flotte) For these manceuver; the Mediterranean and Northern Squadrons were combined, Vice-Admiral Touchard, the commander-in- chief of the Mediterranean Fleet, being in ...

The Erosion of Guns

By John F. Meigs
July 1907
Guns are nowadays similar. That is, if a unit of length be one caliber and drawings be made of guns of varying calibers, the drawings of guns of all calibers ...

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
July 1907
A MANUAL OF THE LATEST APPROVED MATERIAL, INCLUDING ITS USE, OPERATION, INSPECTION, CARE, AND MANAGEMENT, AND METHODS OF INSTALLATION ON BOARD SHIP. CHAPTER X. THE INSPECTION OF GENERATING SETS AND ...

Discussion

July 1907
The Naval Profession (SEE No. 122.) Commander C.S. STANWORTH, U.S. Navy (retired). —I am glad to see that the suggestions of Captain B.A. Fiske in his article on "The Naval ...

Professional Notes

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

Book Notices

July 1907
“The Campaign of Santiago de Cuba." By H. H. Sargent, U.S. Army. A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago. 3 vols. $5.00 Immediately after the Spanish War there came upon us a ...

List of Prize Essays

July 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

July 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

July 1907
President. Rear-Admiral CASPAR F. GOODRICH, U. S. Navy Vice-President. Captain C. J. BADGER, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer. Professor P. R. ALGER, U. S. Navy. Board of Control. Commander ...

Special Notice

July 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 ...

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