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    Leg 58 results
    From: Paul Hirose
    Date: 1999 Sep 29, 03:41 EDT

    Silicon Sea Leg 58 answers:
    1.  2.9 kt and 031 deg made good during the night.  Seems a rather
    small distance made good (47 mi).  Hope I didn't make a mistake.
    2.  Mar 29 1800 ZT DR = 4940 S 6450 W.
    3.  The fathometer should be able to keep us inside the 200-fathom
    line.
    4.  033 deg true and 1920 mi to Rio de Janerio.
    5.  Compass course, allowing for variation, deviation, and current (1
    deg right correction) = 025 deg.
    6.  ETA = Apr 6 0400 Z.
    7.  Rio is 3 hours behind Greenwich time, thus local ETA = Apr 6 0100.
    Problems worked with plotting sheets and E-6B analog computer.  It's
    unreasonable to use a plotting sheet for the run to Rio, but I want to
    see how close it comes.  Used a mid-latitude of 36 S for that sheet.
    

       
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