A guide book to the Local marine board examination. The ordinary examination. [With] The requisite elements from the Nautical almanac for 1865, for the exercises in Ainsley's Guide book. [With] The requisite elements from the Nautical almanac for 1887

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1885
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Sivu 1 - ... unless at least one officer besides the master has obtained and possesses a valid certificate appropriate to the grade of only mate therein or to a higher grade ; and...
Sivu 18 - The LOGARITHM of a number to a given base is the index of the power to which the base must be raised to give the number.
Sivu 373 - In the following table give the correct magnetic bearing of the distant object, and thence the deviation. 8. With the deviation as above, give the courses you would steer by the Standard Compass to make the following courses, correct magnetic :— . . 9.
Sivu 4 - Whoever makes any statement, knowing it to be false, for the purpose of obtaining for himself or for any other person, firm, corporation, or association any advance...
Sivu 8 - ... the sun ; to work the latitude by single altitude of the sun off the meridian ; and be able to use and adjust the sextant by the sun. In Seamanship.
Sivu 7 - A MASTER must be twenty-one years of age, and have been six years at sea, of which one year must have been as First or Only Mate...
Sivu 9 - He will be examined as to his competency to construct jury rudders and rafts ; and as to his resources for the preservation of the ship's crew in the event of wreck. He must possess a...
Sivu 60 - A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which remains fixed.
Sivu 8 - He must be able to work a day's work complete, correcting the courses for deviation, leeway, and variation. He will be required to find the latitude by meridian altitude of the sun, and the difference of longitude from a given departure by parallel sailing ; also to find the course and distance from one position to another by Mercator's method. He will be required to find the time of high water at a given port, to observe and calculate the amplitude of the sun, and to find the error of the ship's...
Sivu 2 - Consul of the country to which the ship in which the candidate served belonged, or by some other recognised official authority of that country, or by the testimony of some credible person on the spot having personal knowledge of the facts required to be established. Upon application to the...

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