Proceedings, Volume 11

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Contents

The Recent Investigations of the Gulf Stream By Commander J
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Discussion of Lieut Collinss Paper
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No
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Deep Sea Sounding By Lieut Com T F Jewell U S N
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The Cruise of the Tigress By Lt Com H C White U S N
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Discussion on a Uniform System of Rigs for Boats and Launches
41
Prize Essay 1881 The Type of I Armored Vessel II Cruiser
43
Discussion of Lt Com Whites Paper
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Two Lessons from the Future By Lieut Theo B M Mason U S N
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The Nicaragua Survey By Lieut J W Miller U S N
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Discussion of ChiefEngineer Bakers Paper
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Discussion of Lieut Masons Paper
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Life Saving at Sea By Lieut Theo B M Mason U S N
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The Employment of Torpedoes in Steam Launches against MenofWar
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Chemical Theory of Gunpowder By H Debus Ph D F R S I
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Notes on the Literature of Explosives VII By Professor Chas
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Part LTheoretical Researches on the Effects of Gunpowder and other
88
Discussion of Passed Assistant Engineer Raes Paper
90
On Recent Modifications of the Explosive Force of Gunpowder
99
The Armament of our Ships of War By Captain W N Jeffers U S N
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Professional Notes
107
The Type of I Armored
109
Ton Gun By Lieut Theo B M Mason U S N
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Bibliographic Notices
113
The Autobiography of Commodore Charles Morris U S N
115
Curves of Stability of the Daphne and Hammonia By Chas
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Books Received
118
Fleets of the World By Captain S B Luce U S N 5
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Rescue of the Trinitys Crew from Heards Island By Ensign W I
121
Competitive Trial of Chronometers at the United States Naval
135
Bibliographic Notices
139
On the Tension of Winding WireGuns By Philip R Alger
141
Subject of the Second Prize Essay 1880 The Naval Policy of
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Letter of Lieutenant W W Hunter U S N to the Secretary
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Discussion on the Prize Essay of 1880 The Naval Policy of
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ByLaws
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Reviews
159
A Proposed Armament for the Navy By Commodore E Simpson
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No 33
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The Navigation of the China Seas By Lieut Zera L Tanner U S N
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The Use of Steam in the Manufacture of Gunpowder
182
Charts and Chart Making By Lieut John E Pillsbury U S N
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Reviews
189
Bibliographic Notices
196
In Memoriam RearAdmiral John Rodgers U S N
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Books Received
203
The Coefficient of Safety in Navigation By Professor W A Rogers
205
Corrections for Wind Motion of Gun and Speed of Target and
207
The Marine Ram as designed by RearAdmiral Daniel Ammen U S
209
The Theory of the Deep Sea Wave By Assistant Naval Constructor
223
The Avoidance of Collisions on the Sea at Night and the Employ
225
Revolving Storms or how the Wind blows within the stormdisk
231
A Study By Lieut E W Very U S N
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Graphical Method for Navigators By Commander C D Sigsbee
241
Proposed System for Circulating and Heating Water Drainage and Ven
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Aids to Navigation By Lieut Com F E Chadwick U S N
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Curves of Stability By Commander C M Chester U S N
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Application of CoastSurvey Methods to
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The Use of Iron and Steel in the Construction of Vessels of War Dis
267
Notes on the Literature of Explosives By Professor Charles E Munroe
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The Naval Brigade By Lieut J C Soley U S N
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Notes on the Literature of Explosives VIII By Prof Chas
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Discussion on Ocean Lanes Boston Branch
285
Professional Notes
293
The Combats on the Min River Translated from the French
295
The Naval Campaign of 1812 By Professor J R Soley U S N
297
List of Members who have joined since last Report
302
Three Letters concerning a Disputed Fact
303
Reviews
309
No 34
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A UBow Section and a Long Buttock Line By Lieutenant Seaton
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The Coefficient of Safety in Navigation By Prof W A Rogers
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Marine International Law Compiled from various sources
354
International Law Its Objects Sources and Sanctions
355
War Its Causes Usages and Effects
361
Discussions of the Prize Essay on Naval Education
377
Hon R B Forbes to Prof W A Rogers
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Machine Guns By Lieut W W Kimball U S N
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The Environment of the Man of the Sea By Medical Inspector B
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Embargo Reprisals and Retorsion
416
the Cruise of the U S Ship Cyane during
419
Blockade The Objects Establishment Manner of Con
423
Testing Water on Board Ship By Lieut Com Horace Elmer U S N
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A Modified Monitor with a New Method of Mounting and Working
437
Notes on the Literature of Explosives By Professor Charles E Munroe
439
The United States Ship Trenton By Passed Assistant Engineer George
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Wave Motion and the Resistance of Ships By Prof J M Rice U S N
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Uses of Astronomy By RearAdmiral John Rodgers U S N Superin
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Discussion on the Prize Essay of 1881
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The War in South America By Lieut J F Meigs U S N
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Contraband of War
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their Cause By CivilEngineer U S G White U S N
467
Professional Notes
473
Torpedoes Their Disposition and Radius of Destructive Effect
479
Discussion Boston Branch
483
Bibliographic Notices
487
Longitudinal and Hoop Tensions in a Thick Hollow Cylinder By Lieu
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An Instrument for Solving Spherical Triangles By Rev Thomas Hill
493
The U S S Alarm By Lieut R M G Brown U S N
499
Books Received
500
Sec Origin of this right
509
Translation of the Pamphlet Apparelho Automatico Portuguez para
519
Ships Papers and Nationality
525
Additions to Library
529
Prize Capture and Salvage
533
Operation of the British Navy and Transport ServiceContinued
540
Privateering
554
8 Evils attending privateering
562
Definition
569
England
570
Rights of neutrals 597
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Appendix 1
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APPENDIX II
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3 Limitations to the definition of piracy
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2 Duties of neutrals
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7 General relations of neutrals with belligerents
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Bibliographic Notes
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Officers of the Institute iii
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No 35
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The Cruise of the Alliance in Search of the Jeannette By Lieutenant
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Ocean Lanes A Letter from Captain John Codman
675
France
683
Reviews
695
P Perkins U S N
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Bibliographic Notices
703
Books Received
712
Notes on Intercepting Chasing etc By Lieutenant H O Kittenhouse
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Curves of Pressure in Guns By Lieutenant J F Meigs U S N
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On the Tension of Winding WireGuns By Ensign Philip R Alger
751
The Proposed Abolition of the Astronomical Day and its Bearing
753
Germany
759
Notes on the Literature of Explosives IX By Prof Chas
763
United States 797
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Book Notices
817
Reviews 55
818
Plant for the Manufacture of Guns
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