The Seaman's Practical Guide, for Barbados and the Leeward Islands: With Observations on the Islands from Blanco to the Rocas, on the Coast of La Guayra; General Instructions and Observations on Making the Land ; Also , Observations on the Hurricanes and Currents, with Numerous Marks and Bearing of Sunken Rocks, &c.; All Taken from Actual Observation, by a Captain in the Royal Navy

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Smith, Elder, & Company, 1832 - 76 pages
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Page 17 - But a dreadful reverse succeeds: the sky is suddenly overcast and wild ; the sea rises at once from a profound calm into mountains; the wind rages and roars like the noise of cannon; the rain descends in...
Page 5 - THE SEAMAN'S PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR BARBADOES AND THE LEEWARD ISLANDS; with Observations on the Islands from Blanco to the Rocas, on the Coast of La Guayra. General Instructions and Observations on Making Land ; also Observations on the Hurricanes and Currents, with numerous Marks and Bearings of Sunken Rocks, &c. All taken from actual observation, during fourteen years

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