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Manual of Seamanship 1937


General

Title: Manual of Seamanship 1937 Subtitle: By Authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
Author: Anonymous Cover: Hardcover
Pages: 446 Language: English

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Publisher: H. M. S. O. Edition:
Written: 1937 Published: 1941
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ID: 3885 Category: Arts & crafts; History
Keyword: Acquired: 2010-10
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Date Created: 2011-06-08 Date Modified: 2011-06-08
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CONTENTS

CHAPTER I
NAVAL ROUTINE


Bag and Hammock—Naval Salutes and Marks of Respect—Marks of Rank—Navy, Army and Air Force—Naval Distinguishing Badges—Time—Dividionsl Organisation—Watch Organization—Duty Men—Method of Giving Orders

CHAPTER II
SIGNALS


Union Jack—National Ensigns—Royal Standard and Personal Flags—Hoisting and Hauling Down Colours—Naval Code of Signal Flags—Semaphore—Morse Code—Signalling with Morse Flag—Boat's Signals—Salutes in Boats—Replies at Night—International Code—Gun Salutes—Foreign Ensigns

CHAPTER III
BENDS, HITCHES AND CORDAGE


Bends and Hitches—Knots—Splicers—Whippings—Wire Splicing—Seizings—Cordage—Steel Wire Rope—Matmaking—Canvas—Sailmaking—Blocks—Purchases