The Money for the Navy

Pay-Inspector John A. Mudd
January 1908
Motto: "By value received." I. SIMPLIFICATION AND CONSOLIDATION OF NAVAL APPROPRIATIONS WILL PROMOTE EFFICIENCY AND REDUCE THE COSTS. The resources of the navy, as a business institution, are the citizens ...

War on the Sea

Captain Gabriel Darrieus
January 1908
INTRODUCTION. Yielding to the friendly solicitations of a very large number of my comrades of all grades in the navy, I have decided to publish the substance of the general ...

The Question of Speed in Battleships

Ensign R. R. Riggs
January 1908
The military elements of a battleship may roughly be divided into three groups, guns, armor, and speed: coal capacity and supply of ammunition fall naturally under one or the other ...

Fleet Steaming and Economy

Lieutenant H. C. Dinger
January 1908
During fleet steaming one of the chief objects of the engineer department should be to do the steaming with the very least possible consumption of fuel. It is not necessary ...

Courage and Prudence

Captain Bradley A. Fiske
January 1908
IMPORTANCE OF COURAGE. The great ideas underlying the military professions are the idea of glory and the idea of courage. Even in the earliest times, and even among barbarous people, ...

Admiral Porter

Rear-Admiral G. P. Colvocoresses
January 1908
The hero to whose memory this window is now unveiled stands eminent among the men who valiantly served our country in her time of greatest peril and preserved to us ...


January 1908
DISCUSSION. Another "Note on Navigation."(See No. 123.) Rear-Admiral C. M. Chester, U.S. Navy. In the PROCEEDINGS of the Naval Institute for September, 1907 (Vol. XXXIII, No. 3), there appears an ...

Professional Notes

January 1908
SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS, AND PERSONNEL. AUSTRIA. VESSELS BUILDING. Name Battleships Displacement Where building Remarks Ersatz Tegethoff 14,600 Trieste Building Ersatz Kr.-Rudolf 14,500 Trieste Building Ersatz Kr.-Stephanie 14,500 Trieste Building ...

Book Notices

E. L. Beach
January 1908
This complete issue of Proceedings is provided for your use in its original format only at this time. The editorial team is currently reviewing the text version for possible errors ...

List of Prize Essays

January 1908
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 1908
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

January 1908
President.Rear-Admiral CASPAR F. GOODRICH, U. S. Navy. Vice-President.Captain C. J. BADGER, U. S. Navy. Secretary and Treasurer.Professor H. R. ALGER, U. S. Navy. Board of Control.Commander ...

Special Notice

January 1908
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1909.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 ...


January 1908
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