Proceedings Magazine - 1910 Vol. 36/3/135

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The question of the effect of trim upon the speed of vessels is one that has been much debated by those that go down to the sea in ships for hundreds—perhaps thousands—of years. It is...



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  • The Influence of Trim Upon Resistance of Ships
    By Naval Constructor D. W. Taylor, U. S. Navy

    The question of the effect of trim upon the speed of vessels is one that has been much debated by those that go down to the sea in ships for hundreds—perhaps thousands—of years. It is altogether probable that Noah's sons thought...

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

    When Captain Mahan was detached from the War College, May to, 1893, the command devolved upon Commander C. H. Stockton, as related in our previous article. That officer reported to the Navy Department that arrangements had been made at the...

  • Gun Erosion
    By Professor Philip R. Alger, U.S. Navy

    In the Journal of the American Society of Naval Engineers for May, 1910, in an article on the subject of gun erosion, Lieutenant-Commander H. E. Yarnell, U. S. N., advances a theory of the cause of erosion which, though once generally accepted...

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



  • The Haversine in Nautical Astronomy
    By H.B. Goodwin

    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...

  • The Present-Day Problem of Ship Propulsion
    By Lieutenant-Commander L. McNamee, U. S. Navy

    Shipbuilders are proverbially conservative, a trait doubtless acquired from shipmasters, who with lives and property at stake, and frequently far removed from assistance, can least afford to take chances in the way of experiments.

  • The Genius of Naval Warfare
    By Commander R. Daveluy, French Navy, Translated by Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy




    * Second edition of A Study of Naval Combat.

    Properly speaking, this is not a book of "Tactics...

  • Some Modern Developments in Methods of Testing Explosives
    By Charles E. Munroe, Professor of Chemistry, George Washington University

    As has previously been pointed out in these pages the greater proportion and the larger variety of the explosives that are annually produced are consumed in the industries and a very considerable proportion of these are consumed in the winning of...

  • The Organization of the Fleet - Administrative: Tactical: For War
    By Captain John Hood, U.S.N.

    Any one who has given much thought and study to the existing organization of our fleet as laid down in the Tactical and General Signal books, and provided for in Naval Regulations, has undoubtedly observed many lacks and deficiencies in our...

  • Notes Concerning The Origin Of Some Of The Institutions Of The British Navy
    By Surgeon A. Farenholt, U. S. Navy

    "Those oaken giants of the ancient race that ruled all seas."

  • Discussion

    The First Dreadnought.


    To the Editor of the U. S. NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS:


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

    Name.    Displacement.    Where Building.    Remarks.
    Rivadavia ...

  • Book Notices

    "Under the Red and Gold, Notes and Recollections of The Siege of Baler." By Captain Don Saturnino Martin Cerezo, Commanding the Detachment. Translated and Edited by F. L. Dodds, Major, U. S. Army. The Franklin Hudson Publishing Co.,...

  • Special Notice


    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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