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    Re: How Many Chronometers?
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2009 Sep 23, 01:06 -0700

    You wrote:
    "the magnetic compass on board is called " the standard compass" every half 
    hour and every change of course regulations require a compass check between 
    the gyro and the magnetic."
    
    When were such checks required by regulation? When was the last decade in 
    which this was common practice (whether formally required by paper regulation 
    or not)?
    
    "On the Intrepid, I do remenber loosing gyro and steering the standard."
    
    When was that??
    
    -FER
    
    
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