Alma Mater

Lieutenant Ridgely Hunt
September 1908
"So much, dear liege, I have already sworn:That is, to live and study here three years."—Love's Labour Lost. FOREWORD. "Some said, 'John, print it,' others said, 'Not so.'Some said, 'It ...

War on the Sea -- Continued

Captain Gabriel Darrieus
September 1908
CHAPTER VIII.GENERAL POLICY OF NATIONS; ITS CLOSE CONNECTION WITH STRATEGY. APPLICATION TO THE FRENCH NAVY: HEREDITARY ADVERSARIES; ENGLISH POLICY; GERMAN POLICY; NEW NATIONS. It is chiefly in taking up this ...

Deacatur and Coleridge

Captain C. G. Calkins
September 1908
The conjunction of these names cannot be regarded as a natural introduction to an essay in naval biography or naval tactics. It may seem, indeed, that the attempt to associate ...

The Conquest of Territory Over Seas

Commander H.S. Knapp
September 1908
Should a nation having a strong navy wish to undertake operations of war on land, it must confine its aspirations to attempts upon the coast of the adversary if its ...

The Firing Interval

Professor Philip R. Alger
September 1908
In order that the target may be hit, the gun must be correctly pointed at the instant the projectile leaves the muzzle. But there is an interval, commonly called the ...

On the Meaning and Use of Entropy

By Assistant Naval Constructor William McEntee, U. S. Navy
September 1908
The question of coal economy brought so prominently to the foreground by the cruise of the Atlantic Fleet to the Pacific Coast is one of vital importance and on that ...

Discussion

September 1908
DISCUSSION. War on the Sea.(See Nos. 125, 126, and 127.) Commander John Hood, U.S. Navy. In reading the March number of the Institute some time ago, in a very interesting ...

Professional Notes

September 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 14,500 Trieste Building Scout ...

Book Notices

September 1908
"Lidgerwood Cableways, 1908."—The Lidgerwood Manufacturing Co. has just issued a new catalogue describing and illustrating Lidgerwood Cableways and their many successful applications on great engineering works and for numerous other ...

List of Prize Essays

September 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. ...

Notice

September 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

September 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

September 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 ...

Books

September 1908
PUBLISHED BY THE U. S. NAVAL INSTITUTE.Proceedings of the U. S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland.Published March, June, September, and December of each year. Annual subscription to the PROCEEDINGS for non-members, ...

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September 1908
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