The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor Or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship (Paperback)
|Author: Darcy/ Harland Lever|
|*Author: Lever, Darcy/ Harland, John H. (INT) *Subtitle: Or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship *Publication Date: 1998/01/27 *Number of Pages: 126 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 8.25 *Height: 11.00|
From the Publisher:
A new introduction accompanies this handbook, which first appeared in 1808 and was later expanded for the general use of young officers in the Royal Navy and East India Company. Coverage includes the principles of rigging, tacking, use of a compass, the art of swinging a ship at single anchor, and casting. Detailed drawings and a dictionary of sea terms are included. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.