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" If slower than ironclads she could not keep the sea, and if slower than merchantmen she might as well stay in port. "
Annual Reports of the Navy Department: Report of the Secretary of the Navy ... - Página ix
por United States. Navy Department - 1888
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The Abridgment ... Containing the Annual Message of the President of the ...

United States. President - 1886
...perform in modern warfare. She is a "commerce destroyer." She must be able to escape from ironclads and outrun, so as to overhaul, merchantmen. If slower...slower than merchantmen she might as well stay in port. This division of ships by the functions which they are expected to perform is one of the things which...
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The Campaign Text Book of the Democratic Party of the United States, for the ...

Democratic National Committee (U.S.) - 1888 - 656 páginas
...modern warfare. She is a "commerce destroyer." She must be able to escape from iron-dads, and outrun, BO as to overhaul, merchantmen. If slower than Iron-clads...slower than merchantmen she might as well stay in port. This division of ships by the functions which they are expected to perform is one of the things which...
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The North American Review, Volumen149

1889
...run away from battle-ships. She must be able to escape from ironclads, and outrun, so as to capture, merchantmen. "If slower than iron-clads, she could...sea; and if slower than merchantmen she might as well remain in port." (Report of the Secretary of the Navy, December 1, 1888.) This is all very well, but...
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Brassey's Annual; the Armed Forces Year-book

1889
...which an unannoured cruiser must possess is great speed. She must be able to escape from ironclads and outrun, so as to overhaul, merchantmen. If slower...upon new work. There were pending in March, 1885, contracts for the construction of the machinery of the double-turreted monitors Puritan, Terror, and...
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