Proceedings Magazine - 1910 Vol. 36/2/134

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    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 introduced during the OCR phase of our...

  • U.S. Naval Training Service
    By Rear Admiral A.C. Dillingham, U.S. Navy

    LOCATION OF TRAINING STATIONS AND HABITATION BEST SUITED FOR TRAINING PURPOSES.

     

    SYSTEM AND METHODS OF TRAINING.

    ...
  • The Enlisted Personnel
    By Lieut.-Commander T. P. Magruder, U. S. Navy

    In the abundant discussions on the navy's personnel in recent years, it has appeared to the writer that these discussions, as regards the enlisted man, have been principally to formulate plans and schemes for the amelioration of his status on...

  • A Study of Naval Strategy
    By Commander R. Daveluy, French Navy, Translated by Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy

    FIFTH PART.

     

    EXAMPLES.

     

    * The Russo-Japanese War has not been considered under this head because it has been the subject...

  • Early Voyages of American Naval Vessels to the Orient
    By Charles Oscar Paullin

    I.

    EARLY RELATIONS BETWEEN AMERICA AND THE ORIENT:

    1690-1783.

    The first Americans to visit the Orient were certain hardy seafaring men from...

  • Wilkes and D'Urvilles Discoveries in Wilkes Land
    By Rear-Admiral J. E. Pillsbury, U. S. Navy

    In January, 1840, two National Expeditions were in the Antarctic, one the United States Exploring Expedition, consisting of four ships, the Vincennes, Peacock, Porpoise and Flying Fish, under the command of Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, U. S. Navy,...

  • The Destroyer--Our Naval Weakness
    By Lieut.-Commander Yates Stirling, Jr., U. S. Navy

    A great deal has been both said and written upon the question of our naval preparedness. Always the controversy has hinged and centered about the number and size of our battleships. These monster dreadnoughts have so filled the mind that we have...

  • An Early Globe-Circling Cruise
    By Edgar Stanton Maclay, A.M.

    It is by the process of comparison that concrete objects are shown to be large or small. The artist, in drawing a picture of a building, will insert in his sketch forms of men, horses, wagons or some object the size of which is familiar to the...

  • A New Method for Determining the Final Diameter of a Ship
    By Naval Constructor D. W. Taylor, U. S. N.

    The determination of accurate results when making turning trials is difficult; at least it appears to be difficult to obtain identical results from sister ships or from the same ship when tried twice under apparently identical conditions.

  • The Motor Drive
    By R.D. Gatewood

    THE MOTOR DRIVE [1]

    By Asst. Naval Constructor Richard D. Gatewood, U. S. Navy.

  • Notes on the Solution of the Triangle of Position without Trigonometrical Computation
    By Professor Guisseppi Pesci of the Italian Naval Academy

    (Translated from the Rivista Marittima Italiana by F. W. Morrison.)

     

    1. The triangle of position may be solved without trigonometrical computation in three ways:

    (a) By numerical tables.

    (b) By abacuses.

    (...

  • The Cutter-Hammer Manufacturing Company's Differential System of Turret Training Gear
    Prepared By Commander W.H.G. Bullard, U.S. Navy

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION.

     

    The following general description of this method of turret turning has been prepared from data and information furnished by the manufacturers, the Cutler-Hammer Manufacturing...

  • The U.S. Naval War College
    By Rear-Admiral Stephen B. Luce, U. S. Navy

    The proposition to erect the institution now known as the Naval War College was not received with favor by the naval profession. It was said to be chimerical, impracticable, and wholly uncalled for. Moreover there was no precedent for such a...

  • Discussion

    The Merchant Marine and the Navy.

     

    (PRIZE ESSAY.)

     

    MR LEWIS NIXON.-I am led to reply to Naval Constructor Roberts' article by the importance of its subject rather than by any desire to answer its...

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared by Professor Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy

    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 introduced during the OCR phase of our...

  • Book Notices

    "O Bloqueio Moderno." By Lieutenant Jose Cardoso, P. R. N. (Franca Amado, Coimbra. Price, 3s. 6d.)

  • Special Notice

    NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1911.

    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 presented on any subject pertaining to the naval profession...

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