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    Re: William Bligh's navigation and mapping
    From: Don Seltzer
    Date: 2016 Aug 11, 22:21 -0400
    I found online the 1791 ninth edition of Moore's Practical Navigator and have attached a relevant page.
    Bligh would have had the eighth edition; I don't know how complete a table would have been included.

    Don Seltzer

    On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 7:48 PM, Brad Morris <NoReply_Morris@fer3.com> wrote:

    Re: Moore's Practical Navigatorr

    Many sailing directions and nautical tomes from the era had a list of important ports and their coordinates.  Bligh's purported memory may have been nothing more than a table lookup

    On Aug 10, 2016 9:35 PM, "Don Seltzer" <NoReply_Seltzer@fer3.com> wrote:
    After his return to England, Bligh was less than candid about a few details.  He had a Ramsden sextant and Mr Fryer a sextant.  They also had a watch and a copy of Moore's Practical Navigator.

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