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THE

SAILOR'S POCKET BOOK.

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SYSTEM OF FIXED AND MOVEABLE COMPASS CARDS

FOR ASCERTAINING AND APPLYING THE DEVIATION OF THE COMPASS.

From the "ELEMENTARY MANUAL for the DEVIATION of the COMPASS in IRON SHIPS;"
by Captain F. J. EVANS, R. N., C.B., F.R.S.

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THE OUTER fixed card represents a Compass not affected by the iron of the ship:-
or the Horizon with the magnetic points and degrees marked on it.

The INNER moveable card represents the Compass as affected by the iron of the ship;
and the Deviation produced is called East or West, according as the North point of
this Compass i drawn to the East or West of the Correct Magnetic North, as shewn
on the fixed card.

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THE

SAILOR'S POCKET BOOK:

A COLLECTION OF

PRACTICAL RULES, NOTES, AND TABLES,

FOR THE USE OF

THE ROYAL NAVY, THE MERCANTILE MARINE, AND YACHT SQUADRONS.

BY COMMANDER F. G. D. BEDFORD, R.N.,
H.M.S. "Agincourt."

Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

WITH CHARTS, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND INDEX.

J. GRIFFIN & Co.,

(Publishers to H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh,)
15, COCKSPUR STREET,
AND 2, THE HARD,

PALL MALL, LONDON.

1875.
All rights reserved.

PORTSEA, PORTSMOUTH.

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