A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Position-Finding
From: David Pike
Date: 2018 May 9, 01:37 -0700
Gary you wrote: And Chicheter use on when crossing the Tasman sea in1931.
I thought about including Chichester but left him out. There’s a column of thought that suggests he used a ‘box sextant’ rather than a ‘mariner’s sextant’. I’m ambivalent to the matter. Sometimes I read his words as ‘box sextant’ and sometimes as ‘sextant box’. DaveP