A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Brendan Kinch
Date: 2012 May 10, 06:16 +0300
Yes that particular one was used in surveying – here is the actual Troughton (No. 420) sextant……..(though n my book it is actually a quintant).
The context appears to be more about surveying rather than navigation.
Any comments, perhaps from our German members?