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Seamanship, both in theory and practice

D. R. Steel

Seamanship, both in theory and practice

to which is annexed, an essay on naval tactics & signals : also, regulations for the government of the Navy of the United States of America ... : and an act concerning letters of marque and reprisals : to which is subjoined, a list of post captains in the navy of the United States ...

by D. R. Steel

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Published by Printed and sold by Edmund M. Blunt in New-York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy -- Officers" handbooks,
  • Seamanship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Naval tactics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 24893.
    ContributionsBlunt, Edmund M. 1770-1862.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination205 p.
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17710588M

    Make sure your sail plan is suitable for conditions - do not wait for conditions to Seamanship before you change your sail plan - anticipate possible conditions. The upper-deck of a man-of-war forward of the after part of the fore-channels. Copper sheathing covers the immersed part of a ship to protect it from marine growth. A raised boundary to hatchways, to keep water from getting down, etc. Storage-room for explosive projectiles; when but one on board, is usually under the orlop near the after-hatch.

    Porter Shaw Library for the access to a reprint of this manual. Hence we find the rapidity of the ship's way Seamanship already diminished from three evident causes; to which another may still be added; and it is this: if the ship has an inclination to the horizon as this always happens in oblique courses, and as we have already hinted, and if the wind has ever so Seamanship force, there will result again, from that circumstance, a cause of diminution of impulse of the wind on the sails; because, in such a case, the sails follow that particular inclination of the ship called heeling: and this diminution of impulse will follow this particular proportion, viz. As is evident from the copy on display here, it was also used extensively by actual sailors: hand-written annotations indicate at least 4 different owners during the period from to In the days before mechanical propulsion, an able seaman was expected to be able to "hand, and reef, and steer". Clamps bolted to the bowsprit through which reeve the fore-topmast stays. In this online version of the manual we have attempted to keep the flavour of the original layout while taking advantage of the Web's universal accessibility.

    The pages exhibited here discuss the duties of seamen. On the gun-deck of a ship with flush spar-deck, or under the poop poop-cabin of a single-decked vessel or one having a poop in addition to a covered gun-deck. A key reference both in theory and practice book those interested in the age of Nelson. They stand mostly at right angles to the keel and each is formed of two parts joined together, each part being in itself made up of several pieces. It could save a life or your boat! Other variations include what are known as bucket rudders such as the Kortz Nozzle where instead of a conventional rudder a pair of dish-shaped rudders, one either side of the propeller can be swivelled vertically to direct the propeller thrust through degrees.


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A barrel of wood or metal that revolves horizontally on a spindle; is used with capstan-bars or moved round by steam to raise heavy weights, weigh anchor, etc. Usually made of canvas and stuffed, then termed "jackasses.

The beams are supported Seamanship posts or stanchions 23 in their centre, and by clamps at each end. Post the item to us! London: Mount and Page, The forward edge of a top, rounded to prevent chafe. Partitions that divide off different parts of the ship. A key reference for those interested in the age of Nelson.

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A timber in the interior of the ship bolted on over the keel and floor timbers. Then say: Ten, the sum of the two weights, is to the whole lever F H, as two pounds is to the less part, F I, of the lever divided into five equal parts: so that, if F I, is equal to two feet, I H, will be equal to eight feet, and F H, equal to ten feet.

Knees, or an assemblage of timbers, set in the bows of ships and secured on either side to the timbers of the bow.

A piece bolted on forward of the stem, forming the lower end of the cut water. A deck raised over the forward end of the spar-deck extending from the bows nearly or quite to the fore-mast. Currently, it is set in accordance with the instructions on page This practice is so much the better grounded, as the number of those preventers can at any time be increased as circumstances or necessity require.

Timbers of the frames which lie directly across the keel. Other advantages of the nozzle are the ship can be steered astern which a conventional rudder cannot, and the ship can be steered fully under control to a standstill switching between ahead and astern mode to give complete control over speed.Aug 01,  · This book provides a solid foundation of knowledge to those persons operating, managing and manning todays merchant fleet that has taken the author a decade to compile.

I hope that 21st Century Seamanship will be a reference ready to hand on every ship and in every shipping company reference library.

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