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Glossary of navigation

J. B. Harbord

Glossary of navigation

a vade mecum for practical navigators.

by J. B. Harbord

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Published by Griffin & Co. in Portsmouth .
Written in English


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ContributionsGoodwin, H. B.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17367173M

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Excerpt from Glossary of Navigation In offering this little book to our young naval officers, the author is guided by a wish to help them in what he knows by experience they consider the most troublesome part of their : J. Harbord. High Quality FACSIMILE REPRODUCTION: Harbord, J.B:Glossary of navigation [FACSIMILE] Originally published by Edinburgh, Blakwood in pages.

Book will be printed in black and white, with grayscale images. Book will be 6 inches wide by 9 inches tall and soft cover bound. Any foldouts will be scaled to page : J.B Harbord. Books shelved as navigation: Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel, The Natural.

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Amidships. The middle of a vessel, either longitudinally or transversely. Anchor (Figs. G-1 and G-2). A wooden, stone, or metal device that, when connected to a vessel with a cable or chain, was used to secure the vessel to the bed of a waterway to prevent it from drifting.

Click to view larger. Figure G The parts of an Admiralty : J. Richard Steffy. One is a graphic image of the paper chart, called a Raster Navigation chart (RNC); the other is a vector format, which effectively tells the software how to draw the chart each time you use it.

Vector charts are called Electronic Navigation Charts (ENC). For the exercises in this book the RNC format is best suited. The direction of an object expressed as an angle in degrees or compass points from the vessel's meridian, or, sometimes, from the direction of the bow, stern, or beam.

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Abbreviations appear alphabetized at the beginning of each respective letter; only the most common abbreviations are included. Print book: English: 4th rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Naval art and science -- Dictionaries. Naval art and science. More like this: Similar Items. This is a partial glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, while many date from the 17th to 19th also Wiktionary's nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in the Further reading section for additional words and references.

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