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Carry on, Mr. Bowditch

Author: Jean Lee Latham; John O'Hara Cosgrave
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1955.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After finding a way to teach the ship's crew members to understand navigation, Nat, a self-taught mathematician and astronomer in eighteenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, writes down his explanations and compiles them into "The American Practical Navigator," also known as the "Sailors' Bible."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Latham, Jean Lee.
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1955
(DLC) 55005219
(OCoLC)301421
Named Person: Nathaniel Bowditch; Nathaniel Bowditch; Nathaniel Bowditch
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Lee Latham; John O'Hara Cosgrave
OCLC Number: 575959785
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1956.
Description: 1 online resource (251 pages) illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Good-luck spell --
Privateers --
Word from the pilgrim --
"Boys don't blubber" --
Voice in the night --
"Sail by ash breeze!" --
Almanac --
"Lock, stock, and bookkeeper" --
Anchor to windward --
Freedom --
What next? --
Down to the sea --
Discovery --
Nineteen guns --
"Sail Ho-O-O-O-O!" --
Simple matter of mathematics --
Lunars and moonlight --
Astrea to the rescue --
Strange sailing orders --
Book sailing --
"Sealing is safer" --
Science and sumatra --
Captain Bowditch commanding --
Man against the fog.
Responsibility: illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II.

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After finding a way to teach the ship's crew members to understand navigation, Nat, a self-taught mathematician and astronomer in eighteenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, writes down his explanations and compiles them into "The American Practical Navigator," also known as the "Sailors' Bible."

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