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John Ross é 2 SummaryT is necessary that
A Good Officer Should Be Intimate Withgood officer should be intimate with thing that appertains to the construction and'guidance of a ship on the present system so that he may direct every thing and depend on no one not less is it indispensible That he should eually know every thing which relates to the new force which willthus be placed in'his handsIt is over plain to a very slight reﬂection that the adoption of this mode of motion and these new inventions will Produce An Entire Revolution an entire revolution the present system of attack and defence and that an entire new method of tactics must be a necessary conseuence; great differences innthe management and conduct of vessels whether separately or in bodies
Must Follow From SubstitutingFollow from substituting present mechanical powers ' tterly independent as they are of the wind for those which depend sole. Excerpt from A Treatise on Navigation by SteamThe' first remark is that such a system will reulre a great numerical increase of officers in the event of a future War proportioned to' that of the men; whether the object be merely the protection of our commerce 'or a national defence against invasion and active offensive warfare Such Officers must also be educated with the iowledge not only of Steam Navigation and of the construction and management of Steam Vessels but of the very machinery and principles of the engine itself Without which they Will rarely be efficient for their duties; much as the adeuate management of a ship of this nature depends on an intimate Knowledge Of Its Moving Power of its moving power highly necessary as
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