The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle for 1848

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Cambridge University Press, Feb 28, 2013 - History - 712 pages
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The Nautical Magazine first appeared in 1832, and was published monthly well into the twenty-first century. It covers a wide range of subjects, including navigation, meteorology, technology and safety. An important resource for maritime historians, it also includes reports on military and scientific expeditions and on current affairs. The 1848 volume devotes considerable space to the Arctic, and particularly mentions Sir James Ross, who, having recently published an account of his voyage to the Antarctic (also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection), came out of retirement to lead the first search party for Sir John Franklin. It also contains lists of hurricanes in the West Indies since European settlement, information on lighthouses and a serialised feature on Madeira. Other coverage includes reports of piracy and murder, gruesome sentences handed down by courts martial, the meeting of the Royal Asiatic Society of Bombay and vocabulary from a Micronesian language.
 

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Contents

Abberation of the compass 77
8
Description of the Madeira Islands 28 405 413 550
48
Garia or Garcas Shoal 258 0
57
Regulation of emigrant ships 262
67
Lords mayors day 690
102
Remarks on surfs on accumulation on waves and on the reverberating act
119
Remarks on the West Coast of Africa
169
Remarks on the Tenasserim Provinces
187
An eye to windward
462
Aneroid Barometer 972
482
RM Ships in commission
495
Appeals to the ouse of lords 220
496
S Scout and Chinese pirates
501
On the sternboard in steamers 602
517
Bermuda light 378
566
Papietee Harbour and Pitcairns Island
567

Great circle tables 491
212
Accounts of naval receipts and expenditure
216
Meteorology 2644
223
Munns Reef
257
Great sea serpent 6l8 654
268
Nautical Notices 39 89 159 202 379 442 488 561 618 686
269
S Alecto aground in the Panama
290
Remarks on the Dyaks of Banjarmassing 555
311
Accounts of the Sherryvore lighhouses
333
Report of the commissioners of the northern lighthouses 314 380 430
380
Admiralty order
388
Note on the navagation of the bay of Fundy 671
414
Admiralty court 272
426
Observations in the North Pacifiic on a voyage from Lima to Canton 240
447
Report of examiners at Liverpool
589
Sailors home 595 651
595
Tidal harbours commission 20 68 162
606
British association 109 150
608
Patent preserved potato 691
628
Calms 143
640
Hurricane theory 136 375
642
Isle of Pines 505
685
Travellers in Abyssinia 48
695
Denman 163
696
Jury rudder 261
698
Portuguese Navy 322
700
Trial cruizes of Trincomalee and Amphitrite
701
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