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The Seaman's Sure Guide [electronic resource]: Or, Navigator's Pocket Remembrancer: Wherein Are Given Such Plain Instructions in Every Useful Branch of Navigation, as Will in a Short Time Form the Complete Mariner. Among the Variety of Essential Articles Contained in This Work Are, the Method of Working Tides, or Finding High Water at Any Place. - Geometry, and the Doctrine of Plain Triangles. - to Make Log-Lines, and Correct Distances Given by Log When the Glass, Line, or Both Are Faulty. - the Various Sailings, With Amplitudes and Azimuths. - to Find the Apparent and True Altitudes of the Sun, Moon, and Stars. - the Different Methods of Finding the Latitude. How to Find the Apparent Time at Sea, to Regulate the Watch. - the New Method of Finding the Longitude by Sun and Moon, or Moon and a Fixed Star. - to Rectify Courses; With Rulés for Correcting the Dead Reckoning, by an Observation in All Cases. - Exercising Examples of Days Works. - a Complete Log of a Ship's Voyage, With Instructions for Writing a Journal From the Log Book, &C. &C. Upon an Improved Plan, for the Use of Schools. By J. Bettesworth, Master of the Naval Academy, Chelsea, and Late Mathematical Master of the Maritime School

Bettesworth, John
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for the author, and S. Hooper, No. 212, High-Holborn, facing Southampton-Street, Bloomsbury-Square; J. Murray, Fleet-Street; and D. Steel, on Tower-Hill, M.DCC.LXXXIII. [1783]
Language
English
Description
iv, 160, [2] p. : ill. ; 12⁰.
Notes
  • 'A log of a ship's voyage, .. in his Majesty's ship the Cumberland: kept by John Diligent' has a separate titlepage; the register and pagination are continuous.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
  • With a final advertisement leaf.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T114215.
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