American Merchant Seaman's Manual: For Seamen by Seamen

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William B. Hayler, Felix M. Cornell
Cornell Maritime Press, 1981 - Transportation - 614 pages
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This is a complete handbook for merchant seamen, covering every phase of good seamanship and all navigation necessary to prepare for the third mate's license. In addition, of course, it is a first-rate reference work. "For Seamen By Seamen, " this classic manual was first published in 1938 and has gone through a number of revisions. New for the 2001 reprint is the addition of an extensive glossary of nautical terms.

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