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1-2 fathoms bear N.N.E. bearing keep Bearings and Distances Bearse's Shoal Bishop and Clerks Brant Point Light Buoy Boat Buoy on S.W. Buoy on Succannesset Butler's Hole Cape Poge Light Cape Poge Lighthouse Chart Chatham Lights Cross Rip Light depth of water dist Distances from Buoy Eastward Edgartown end of Horse fathoms water Gay Head Light Handkerchief Hedge Fence Horse Shoe Hyannis Harbor last bearing last course Least depth Light bears S.W. Light to bear Little Round Shoal Monomoy Light bears Monomoy Lighthouse Nantucket Lighthouse placed a buoy Point Gammon Light Point Gammon Lighthouse Pollock Rip Light-Ship red buoy Rip Light Ship run N.E. S.E. end SAILING DIRECTIONS Ship off Cross Ship to bear Shovelful Light Ship Slue of Tuckernuck Squash Meadow starboard hand steer S.E. Stone Horse Succannesset Shoal sunken rock Tarpaulin Cove Light three fathoms Tuckernuck Shoal Vineyard Sound water shoalens West Chop Light West Chop Lighthouse Westward
Page 31 - ... navigate with the greatest safety with it, bearing in mind that a single depth of water will no more give you your location at sea, than your altitude above the sea would give your position on the land. If you wish to navigate with the lead, in addition to having a good chart, you must watch the changes as you would the aspect of a country over which you are traveling.
Page 5 - ... that his former directions were inaccurate. Alterations have not, however, been made, unless upon stronger evidence than what prompted him to insert the original directions. In presenting the TWELFTH EDITION of the American Coast Pilot to the public, the author does not flatter himself that it will prove entirely free from errors. The shifting nature, of certain parts of the coast, may occasionally present deviations from the present directions. Imperfection too is the lot of man, and in attempting...