Welcome to the 38Talk Message Boards.

38Talk:

A Forum for Discussions among Voyagers and Others related to the 38th Voyage of the Charles W. Morgan

Compose Your Message

Message:αβγ
Message:abc
Add Images & Files
    or...
    Re: Moonlit nights before Stellwagen...
    From: Jason Smith
    Date: 2014 Jul 11, 05:48 -0700

    Michael or Frank,

    I'm wondering if you've ever come across any mention of either Matthew Fontaine Maury's charts or navigation manual or the use of charts made by Charles Wilkes' US Exploring Expedition in any antebellum logbooks or mariner's journals. My dissertation, which I am turning into a book, in part, examines the ways in which American mariners used naval science in the antebellum era to inform their understandings of natural processes at sea. It's a project completely different from my 38th Voyager Project, but your discussion of lunars and their mention in logbooks made me think of my other project. I'd appreciate your insight if you have a chance.

    Many thanks!

    Jason

    Browse Files

    Drop Files

    38Talk

    What is 38Talk?

    Join 38Talk

    Name:
    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Email:
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your 38Talk messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.
    Email:

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Subject:
    Author:
    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site