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    Re: Slocum's lunars
    From: Herbert Prinz
    Date: 2003 Dec 12, 12:43 -0500

    Hello Fred,
    I can't follow the logic of your argument. Why does this statement imply
    that Slocum made more than one lunar observation?
    Herbert Prinz
    Fred Hebard wrote:
    > Here's one
    > statement implying he made more than that one in the South Pacific.
    > After leaving Gibralter in Chapter 5, he says, "On September 10 the
    > Spray passed the island of St. Antonio, the northwesternmost of the
    > Cape Verdes, close aboard. The landfall was wonderfully true,
    > considering that no observations for longitude had been made."  This
    > implies he may have made more than that one in the South Pacific, but
    > also indicates he kept a close DR.

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