A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: David C
Date: 2021 Feb 19, 14:11 -0800
The history of nautical tables is full of twists and turns. See pp 284-290 in Cotter's "A History of Nautical Astronomy" for the development of the ABC tables. Many 19th century navigators get a mention - Rosser, Heath, Blackburne, Johnson, Laverty, Espinasse, Bolt. Hutchinson, Trivett, Duhamel.....................