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    How measure height of eye?
    From: Jim Thompson
    Date: 2003 Oct 13, 16:42 -0300

    How does one measure height of eye on big ships?  On my small cruiser I've
    simply gone around the boat and measured deck height above the waterline
    using a tape, then added my eye height to that.  I suppose big ships simply
    use plans?  Or is there a device or trick for doing it, maybe using the
    sextant itself?  Some day I might want to take sights on a cruise ship for
    example.
    
    Jim Thompson
    jim2{at}jimthompson.net
    www.jimthompson.net/boating
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