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New Sailing Directions for the Adriatic Sea, Or Gulf of Venice: Compiled ...
John William Norie
No preview available - 2015
12 fathoms 14 mile Adriatic Adriatic Sea anchor anchorage Ancona Aulona bank blows Bora Brioni Islands Brusnik castle cathedral channel Church coast continues cove Curzola Dalmatia danger deep water direction distant East eastward entrance exports fathoms water gale Gulf of Venice half a mile harbour inhabitants island islets Istria Kalamota Kattaro Kerso land latitude 42 Lazaretto leagues Lesina lies lighthouse Linguetta Lissa little port longitude 16 Lossini Manfredonia mile an hour miles further miles long Mileto mole Monfalcone mountains N. W. wind narrow nearly night North northern northward Pasman passage Pelagosa pilot Point population Porto Premuda Ragusa River River Po rock above water rocky round Rovigno S. E. wind sail sandy Scoglio Sebenico Semaphore shallow shelter shoal shore situate small vessels south-eastward southern southward stands Steeple steer sunset Termoli Tower town Trieste Vecchia Veglia velocity vessels may ride Village western westward wine
Page 21 - ... are numerous, the coasters preferring this inland channel to the open sea.
Page 36 - THE CHARGES ON VESSELS, (BRITISH AND FOREIGN,) AT ALL THE PORTS, SUB-PORTS, AND CREEKS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, ana Jistffitto...
Page 33 - Siciln, and the Venetian territory, the day is counted on, from the instant of sunset, to 24 hours the following sunset. Now in the month of April, here in question, saying, that in round numbers the sun sets at what we call seven o'clock, the Italian day then begins, and 8 o'clock then becomes 1 ; 9=2 ; 10=3 ; 11==*;.