Navy Yearbook

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"Embracing all acts authorizing the construction of ships of the "new navy" and a résumé of annual naval appropriation laws from 1883 ... With tables showing present naval strength, in ships and personnel, and cost of maintaining the navy of the United States, also statistics of foreign navies."

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Page 187 - Any alien of the age of twenty-one years and upward who has enlisted or may enlist in the United States Navy or Marine Corps, and has served or may hereafter serve five consecutive years in the United States Navy or one enlistment in the United States Marine Corps, and has been or may hereafter be honorably discharged, shall be admitted to become a citizen of the United States upon his petition, without any previous declaration of his intention to become such ; and the court admitting such alien...
Page 747 - Corps fail in his physical examination and be found incapacitated for service by reason of physical disability contracted in the line of duty, he shall be retired with the rank to which his seniority entitled him to be promoted...
Page 452 - ... navy -yards as he may designate should it reasonably appear that the persons, firms, or corporations, or the agents thereof, bidding for the construction of any of said vessels have entered into any combination, agreement, or understanding the effect, object, or purpose of which is to deprive the Government of fair, open, and unrestricted competition in letting contracts for the construction of any of said vessels...
Page 555 - Army; for hire of quarters for officers serving with troops where there are no public quarters belonging to the Government, and where there are not sufficient quarters possessed by the United States to accommodate them, or commutation of quarters not to exceed the amount which an officer would receive were he not serving with troops...
Page 742 - An Act limiting the hours of daily service of laborers and mechanics employed upon work done for the United States, or for any Territory, or for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes...
Page 636 - ... all pilotage and towage of ships of war; canal tolls, wharfage, dock and port charges, and other necessary incidental expenses of a similar nature; services and materials in repairing, correcting, adjusting, and testing compasses on shore and on board ship; nautical and astronomical instruments, and repairs to same; libraries for ships of war, professional books and papers, and drawings and engravings for books; naval signals and apparatus, namely, signals, lights, lanterns, rockets, and running...
Page 748 - Navy, and who has heretofore been, or may hereafter be, retired on account of. wounds or disability incident to the service or on account of age or after forty years...
Page 751 - That when an enlisted man shall have served thirty years either in the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps, or in all, he shall, upon making application to the President, be placed upon the retired list, with seventyfive per centum of the pay and allowances he may then be in receipt of, and that said allowances shall be as follows: Nine dollars...
Page 251 - ... clerks, and mates, naval constructors, and assistant naval constructors, $510,000; and also members of Xurse Corps (female), $1,000; for hire of quarters for officers serving with troops where there are no public quarters belonging to the Government, and where there are not sufficient quarters possessed by the United States to accommodate them...
Page 197 - ... and commuted rations stopped on account of sick in hospital and credited to the naval hospital fund, subsistence of officers and men unavoidably detained or absent from vessels to which attached under orders (during which subsistence rations to be stopped on board ship and no credit for commutation therefor to be given), and fresh water for drinking and cooking purposes, one million two hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars; labor in general storehouses and paymasters...

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