Annual Reports of the Navy Department: Report of the Secretary of the Navy. Miscellaneous reports, Volume 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1884 - Naval art and science
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1897/98, [v.2], "Appendix to the Report of the chief of the Bureau of navigation" contains correspondence and documents relating to the conduct of the war with Spain, collected, arranged and edited by Ensign H. H. Ward, under the direction of the bureau
 

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Page 140 - SIR : I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of this office for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1854, and for the third quarter of the current calendar year.
Page 32 - That it shall be the duty of the second comptroller to examine all accounts settled by the second, third, and fourth auditors, and certify the balances arising thereon to the secretary of the department in which the expenditure has been incurred ; to countersign all warrants drawn by the Secretaries of the War and Navy Departments, which shall be warranted by law...
Page 255 - Navy six officers, who shall constitute a board for the purpose of examining and reporting to Congress which of the navy-yards or arsenals, owned by the government has the best location and is best adapted for the establishment of a government foundry, or what other method, if any, should be adopted for the manufacture of heavy ordnance adapted to modern warfare, for the use of the Army and Navy of the United States...
Page 268 - ... of the rams of the lifting cylinders. The moving head can be firmly and rapidly locked at any height from the base which may suit the work to be operated upon. The moving head, as already mentioned, carries a forging or compressing cylinder, which forces a ram down upon the work.
Page 52 - ... fees, and traveling expenses and costs; stationery and recording; expenses of purchasing-paymasters...
Page 30 - SEC. 2. That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of War and of the Secretary of the Navy to...
Page 31 - ... has received information which indicates that there are responsible steel manufacturers in this country who, although not provided at present with the necessary plant, are willing to construct the same and to make bids for contracts with the Government for the supply of the requisite material for the heaviest guns adapted to modern warfare, if a guaranteed order of sufficient magnitude, accompanied by a positive appropriation extending over a series of years, shall be made by Congress.
Page 259 - ... or arsenals, owned by the government has the best location and is best adapted for the establishment of a government foundry, or what other method, if any, should be adopted for the manufacture of heavy ordnance adapted to modern warfare, for the use of the Army and Navy of the United States, the cost of all buildings, tools, and implements necessary to be used in the manufacture thereof, including the cost of a steam-hammer or apparatus of sufficient size for the manufacture of the heaviest...
Page 532 - That nothing is appropriated by this act " for special ocean surveys and the publication thereof " or " for the purchase and manufacture after full investigation and test in the United States under the direction of the Secretary of the Navy of torpedoes adapted to naval warfare or of the right to manufacture the same and for the fixtures and machinery necessary for operating the same"; That the clause under the heading "Bureau of Yards and Docks...
Page 255 - Relations, and ordered to be printed. To the Senate and House of Representatives: I...

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