War on the Sea

Captain Gabriel Darrieus
June 1908
CHAPTER V. THE WAR BETWEEN RUSSIA AND JAPAN. In devoting a whole chapter, and an important one, to the study of the Russo-Japanese war, I have not merely yielded to ...

The True Story of the America

Robert W. Neeser
June 1908
It seems very strange that in the history of so young a nation as the United States of America, the historian is often unable for a long time to ascertain ...

The Fight for the Initial Position

Lieut.-Comdr. H. F. Bryan
June 1908
Since the catastrophe at Tsushima, technical literature has been devoted to questions of naval tactics in a specially thorough way; and the great interest shown in the subject is made ...

Seumanutafa and Fa'atulia

William Churchill
June 1908
NEW YORK, April 8, 1908. Lieutenant-Commander E. L. Beach, U. S. N., Annapolis. MY DEAR BEACH: If it be at all worth the while to bear a brave deed in ...

Notes on Rifle Shooting

Midshipman E. E. Wilson
June 1908
These notes were assembled primarily for the benefit of midshipmen who, through lack of time, are obliged to fire at record practice with very little instruction. They are the results ...

Spotting and Range-Finding

Captain Bradley A. Fiske
June 1908
There seem to be two opinions as to the best basis from which to find the correct sight-bar range in battle; one opinion being that the best basis is the ...

Note on the Probability of Gun-Fire

Lieutenant A. Mazzuoli
June 1908
It is usual to give in Range Tables the values of the heights and breadths of the 50 per cent bands as determined at the proving ground, the probable vertical ...

Discussion

June 1908
A Few Hints to the Study of Naval Tactics. (SEE No. 125.) Comdr. H.S. KNAPP, U.S. Navy. It is a healthy sign to find naval tactics the subject of the ...

Professional Notes

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

Book Notices

June 1908
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List of Prize Essays

June 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 ...

Notice

June 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

June 1908
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

June 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 ...

Books

June 1908
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June 1908
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