A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
Re: Patrick O'Brian characters discuss time and longitude
From: Jackson McDonald
Date: 2016 Jun 26, 21:04 +0000
Ms. Herschel understands telescopes "from clew to earring."
Sailors and sailmakers will know what that quaint phrase means. Nothing to do with optics or jewelry.
What is NavList?
You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.
Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.