Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives ... in Charge of the Fortification Appropriation Bill
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - Fortification - 138 pages
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Page 120 - For the construction of mining casemates, cable galleries, torpedo storehouses, cable tanks, and other structures necessary for the operation, preservation, and care of submarine mines and their accessories...
Page 20 - For tools, electrical and engine supplies and appliances, to be furnished by the Engineer Department, for the use of the troops for maintaining and operating electric light and power plants in gun and mortar batteries, thirty-five thousand dollars.
Page 90 - For alteration and maintenance of the seacoast artillery, including the purchase and manufacture of machinery, tools, and materials necessary for the work, and expenses of the civilian mechanics, and extra-duty pay of enlisted men engaged thereon, $125,000.
Page 91 - For the purchase, manufacture, and test of seacoast cannon for coast defense, including their carriages, sights, implements, equipments, and the machinery necessary for...
Page 85 - For purchase, manufacture, and test of ammunition for seacoast cannon, Including the necessary experiments in connection therewith, and the machinery necessary for its manufacture at the arsenals, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
Page 95 - For the purchase, manufacture, and test of ammunition for seacoast and landdefense cannon, including the necessary experiments in connection therewith, and the machinery necessary for its manufacture...
Page 121 - For the purchase of submarine mines and necessary appliances to operate them for closing the channels leading to our principal seaports, one hundred thousand dollars. For needful casemates and cable galleries to render it possible to operate submarine mines, one hundred thousand dollars. For continuing torpedo experiments...
Page 90 - For the alteration of three and two-tenths inch batteries to rapid-fire field batteries, including sights, implements, equipments, and the materials and machinery necessary for alteration and manufacture at the arsenals, one hundred thousand dollars.