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The practical navigator : and seaman's new daily assistant. Being a complete system of practical navigation, improved, and rendered easy to any common capacity. The whole being exemplified in a journal kept from London to Madeira, and back to England. Wherein is Shewn, How to allow for Lee-Way, Variation, Heave of the Sea, Set of the Currents, &c. and to correct the dead Reckoning by an Observation, in all Cases. The Method of Mooring, Unmooring, and Working a Ship in all difficult Cascs at Sea, on a Lee-Shore, or coming into Harbour. The Manner of Managing the great Guns ; of Forming the Line ; of an Engagement at Sea ; and of Surveying Coasts and Harbours ; with an Explanation of the Sea Terms. The New Method of finding the Latitude by two Altitudes of the Sun ; and of finding the Longitude by the Moon's Distance from the Sun or fixed Star. To which are added, the tables of difference of latitude and departure to 300 Miles Distance ; New Solar Tables ; the Table of Natural Sines ; a new Table of the Latitude and Longitude of Places, according to the latest Observations ; a Table, shewing the Times of the rising and setting of the Sun, Moon, fixed Stars, and Planets ; and all other tables useful at sea. Constructed upon a new plan. By John Hamilton Moore, Teacher of Navigation, &c. No. 104 in the Minories, Tower-Hill, London. one shewing the Solar System, the other the Terms of Geography at one View. Preview this item
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The practical navigator : and seaman's new daily assistant. Being a complete system of practical navigation, improved, and rendered easy to any common capacity. The whole being exemplified in a journal kept from London to Madeira, and back to England. Wherein is Shewn, How to allow for Lee-Way, Variation, Heave of the Sea, Set of the Currents, &c. and to correct the dead Reckoning by an Observation, in all Cases. The Method of Mooring, Unmooring, and Working a Ship in all difficult Cascs at Sea, on a Lee-Shore, or coming into Harbour. The Manner of Managing the great Guns ; of Forming the Line ; of an Engagement at Sea ; and of Surveying Coasts and Harbours ; with an Explanation of the Sea Terms. The New Method of finding the Latitude by two Altitudes of the Sun ; and of finding the Longitude by the Moon's Distance from the Sun or fixed Star. To which are added, the tables of difference of latitude and departure to 300 Miles Distance ; New Solar Tables ; the Table of Natural Sines ; a new Table of the Latitude and Longitude of Places, according to the latest Observations ; a Table, shewing the Times of the rising and setting of the Sun, Moon, fixed Stars, and Planets ; and all other tables useful at sea. Constructed upon a new plan. By John Hamilton Moore, Teacher of Navigation, &c. No. 104 in the Minories, Tower-Hill, London. one shewing the Solar System, the other the Terms of Geography at one View.

Author: John Hamilton Moore
Publisher: London : Printed for and sold by B. Law, in Ave Maria Lane ; G. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row ; and the author, at No. 104, in the Minories, near Tower-Hill, M, DCC, LXXXII. [1782]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : The 7th ed., carefully corrected, and greatly enl. by the author. In this ed. are added the method of finding the latitude by the moon and planets; and two copper platesView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hamilton Moore
OCLC Number: 642460917
Description: 1 online resource (xi, [5], 304, [172] pages, plates) : illustrations, tables

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