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    Re: That darned old cocked hat
    From: Jeremy C
    Date: 2010 Dec 15, 07:06 EST
    George H wrote:
     
     I have no experience of a big-ship's navigationa gear, but presume that there's a
    bit of motion when reading the gyro repeater, particularly in tempest
    conditions.
     
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    You have that right George!  Depending on the ship, even a regular ocean swell can make taking an azimuth difficult as you need to shoot it when the bubble of the level is where it should be.  Taking visual bearings in a protected harbor is a bit easier of course.
     
    Jeremy
       
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