The Seaman's Complete Daily Assistant

The Seaman's Complete Daily Assistant

Being An Easy and Correct Method of Keeping A Journal at Sea. Containing Rules for Working the Cases in Plain, Middle Latitude, and Mercator's Sailing, by the Tables of Difference of Latitude and Departure. - And for Finding the Latitude, Longitude, Amplitude, and Azimuth, by Observation, Illustrated by A Sufficient Number of Examples. Likewise, Rules Shewing How the Allowances Are to Be Made for Lee-Way, Variation, Heave of the Sea, Setting of the Currents, &c. - And to Correct the Dead Reckoning by An Observation, in All Cases. The New Method of Finding the Latitude by Two Altitudes of the Sun, To Which Are Added, The Tables of Difference of Latitude and Departure to 300 Miles Distance; the New Solar Tables and Tables of Natural Sines; With A Larger and More Correct Table of the Latitudes and Longitudes of Places, Than Any Hitherto Published; Together With All the Tables Necessary for the Seaman's Use in Working A Day's Work at Sea. The Whole Constructed Upon A New Plan. The Third Edition. By John Hamilton Moore, Author of the Practical Navigator, And Formerly of the Royal Navy

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Publisher: London : printed for and sold by B. Law, in Ave-Maria-Lane; G. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row; R. Sayer, and J. Bennett, Fleet-Street, and the author, at No. 104, in the Minories, near Tower-Hill, M,DCC,LXXXV. [1785]
Characteristics: [4],84,[104]p. : ill. ; 8⁰


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