A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Rommel John Miller
Date: 2016 Jun 21, 11:11 -0400
My guess is 1943 for both. WWII was a time of the largest sea and aircraft deployment the world has known and since sextants were the only try navigational aid, it is safe to say sometime during the 2nd World War.
From: NavList@fer3.com [mailto:NavList@fer3.com] On Behalf Of Dave Walden
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:04 AM
Subject: [NavList] Sextants at Sea
In what year did the number of sextants at sea peak?
In what year did the number of sextants in the air peak?