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    Re: Image of Sextant Used by Worsley
    From: Clive Sutherland
    Date: 2009 Feb 24, 22:00 -0000

    This enlargement is taken from a photograph of Capt Worsley taking a
    sunsight (but not unfortunately from the James Caird)
    The caption given for this photo is copied below
    I  think that the sextant is probably the same one shown by Brad.
    
    CAPTION
     "Worsley, here pictured using a sextant,"
    Shackleton had written in South, 'I had a
    very high opinion of his accuracy and
    quickness as a navigator - an opinion that
    was only enhanced during our [open boat]
    journey.' 
    
    Clive
    
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: NavList@fer3.com [mailto:NavList@fer3.com] On Behalf
    > Of bmorris{at}tactronics.com
    > Sent: 24 February 2009 16:40
    > To: NavList@fer3.com
    > Subject: [NavList 7412] Image of Sextant Used by Worsley
    > 
    > Hi Bill
    > 
    > Here is an image of the sextant used by Worsley.  I did not take the
    > image, but found it on the internet.  I contact the individual who took it
    > and he confirmed that it is of the sextant that tours with the James Caird
    > 
    > You may judge for yourself as to the correctness of the painting on the
    > cover of the book relative to this sextant.
    > 
    > Best Regards
    > Brad
    > 
    > > 
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