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    Re: On Math and Navigation
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2014 Sep 17, 15:16 -0400

    On 9/17/2014 11:46 AM, Samuel L wrote:
    > I have to reflect that while I'm not good at math my guess is most
    > navigators of old had little or no education.
    
    Captain Thomas Hubbard Sumner discovered the line of position, albeit
    quite by accident. He was a Harvard graduate and considered by some a
    brilliant mathematician.
    
    While it's not Devry University, Princeton or M.I.T., some would
    consider that a decent education ;-)
    

       
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