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Page 59 - ... from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on the port side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.
Page 59 - A STEAMER always gives way to a sailing vessel, and it must be remembered that every vessel under sail, with steam ready, though not using it, is considered a steamer in the event of collision. EVERY VESSEL UNDERWEIGH is to carry a green light on...
Page 11 - SHIPS' CR'ESTS Stamped in Colors. 40 Crests on each sheet, 6 different sheets, One Shilling each ALSO, Illuminated Ships' Crests, 9 on each sheet, ю different Sheets.
Page 141 - ... horse latitudes" are the belts of calms and light airs (§ 210) which border the polar edge of the northeast trades. They were so called from the circumstance that vessels formerly bound from New England to the West Indies, with a deck-load of horses, were often so delayed in this calm belt of Cancer, that, for the want of water for their animals, they were compelled to throw a portion of them overboard.
Page 5 - VICTORY' 25th Thousand. By Commander WJL WHARTON, RN A most interesting Memoir of the famous ship in which Nelson won his crowning triumph.
Page 4 - Cloth, 3s. 6d. For the use of the Naval Cadets, HMS "Britannia." HARBORD'S GLOSSARY OF NAVIGATION With Diagrams and Illustrations, bound in leather, price 7s. 6d. A Vade Mecum...
Page 3 - The treatise is simple and clear in arrangement, and written with the especial object of instructing the officers of the naval service in general, and only deals with the use of such instruments as are found on board of every man-of-war. We have never met with any treatise on nautical surveying by any means so well calculated to answer the purpose for which it was written.
Page 4 - TRAVERSE TABLES With simple and brief method of Correcting Compass Courses. By Commander RE EDWIN, RN Cloth, 55. 6d. " Lieutenant Edwin has been at great pains and trouble, and he will probably save many hundreds .of persons from calculations which are frequently 'wearisome to the flesh. —Broad Arrow. Oriffin <k Co., Publishers, 3, The Hard, Portsmouth. LAND OF THE WHITE BEAR The Cruise of the "Pandora," to the Arctic Seas in 1875, By LIEUT.
Page 141 - horse latitudes ' are the belts of calms and light airs which border the polar edge of the north-east trades. They were so called from the circumstance that vessels formerly bound from New England to the West Indies with a deck load of horses, were often so delayed in this calm belt of cancer, that, for the want of water for their animals, they were compelled to throw a number...