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    Re: Trans-Atlantic Crossing
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2012 Oct 22, 17:09 -0700

    Attached is my plotting effort using a homemade plotting sheet constructed with the help of Peter Hakel's "T" Plotting tool. I have the cross track error at 4 NM to starboard with the 1812 fix at Lat 40* 57' N Lon 66* 23' W.

    Greg Rudzinski

    [NavList] TRANS-ATLANTIC CROSSING
    From: Kevin Coulombe
    Date: 22 Oct 2012 15:51
    BODY: stars

    Date: 22OCT2012 LT
    WATCH TIME: as per body
    ZD: +4
    WATCH ERROR: 5S FAST

    SEXTANT
    FPM DRUM SEXTANT / AP MOLLER COMPANY ISSUE / CURRENT BRIDGE EQUIPMENT
    4X40 MONOCULAR
    RESIDUAL ERRORS +5” AT 20 DEGREES
    INDEX ERROR 0.8 OFF THE ARC

    HEIGHT OF EYE 30 METERS

    BAROMETER 1013
    AIR TEMP 15C

    DR
    L 41 00 N
    Lo 066 30W


    BODY
    MIRFAX
    WT 181440
    Hs 18-40.2

    ALTAIR
    WT 181210
    Hs 58-06.5

    ARCTURUS
    WT 181623
    Hs 15-57.3

    MOON
    XXXXX
    XXXXX
    Technical error: I should have shot this body late in civil twilight as by the time I shot the moon the horizon was too dark.

    Course 076 T
    Speed of Advance 21.2 kts

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