Reports of the Committees of the House of Representatives

Reports of the Committees of the House of Representatives

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... Board, and in all respects in accordance with the provisions of the act of August fifth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, except as they are hereby modified; and the authority to construct the same shall take efl'ect at once; and the Secretary of the Navy may, in addition to the appropriation hereby made, apply to the constructing and finishing of the vessels in this clause referred to any balance of the impropriation made to the Bureaus of Construction and Repair and Steain-Kiigineeringfor the current fiscal year ot in the present act which may remain available for Ibat purpose: Provided, That he shall utilize the national navy-yards with the marhinery, tools, and appliances belonging to the government there in use in the building of said ships, or any parts thereof, as fully and to as great an extent as the same ran be done with advantage to the government. For investigating and testing the practicability of deflective armor, twenty thou-nd dollars. In this connection the following executive communications from the Secretary of the Navy to Congress are included in and made a part of this report. House Ex. Doc. No. 23, Forty-seventh Congress, Second Session. letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting'report of Na val Advisory Board relative to the completion of doubU-turreted monitors. Jaxcart 2, 1883.--Referred to Committee on Naval Affairs and ordered to be printed. Navy Department, Washingtoii, December 30, 1882. Sik: Herewith is transmitted the report of the Naval Advisory Board, created by the act of Congress of August 5,1882, as to the wisdom and expediency of undertaking and completing the iron-clad steamers Monadnock, Puritan, Amphitrite, and Terror. Tire Board is of the opinion that it would be wise and expedient to...show more

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  • Paperback | 584 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,030g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236525779
  • 9781236525772