Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.

NavList:

A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Message:αβγ
Message:abc
Add Images & Files
    or...
       
    Reply
    Re: recommendation for slide rule ?
    From: Peter Hakel
    Date: 2009 May 20, 11:46 -0700
    "The Hunt for the Red October" is one of my favorite movies.  At one point in the Laurentian Abyssal Capt. Ramius (Sean Connery) orders a change in speed of his submarine and tells one of his men to recalculate the time to turn.  I seem to recall that the officer used something like a circular slide rule for that... This sounds like an excellent excuse to put that movie on our Netflix queue - again... just to make sure I remember this detail correctly, of course. :-)

    Perhaps this might start exciting new discussion threads on dead reckoning and submarine navigation. (?)


    Peter Hakel


    From: Greg Rudzinski <gregrudzinski@yahoo.com>
    To: NavList <NavList@fer3.com>
    Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2009 9:38:33 AM
    Subject: [NavList 8334] Re: recommendation for slide rule ?


    Hewitt,

        Thanks for the heads up on SLIDE RULE FOR THE MARINER. I just
    ordered a used copy. There are more available if anyone else is
    interested.

    Greg




    --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~
    Navigation List archive: www.fer3.com/arc
    To post, email NavList@fer3.com
    To unsubscribe, email NavList-unsubscribe@fer3.com
    -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---

       
    Reply
    Browse Files

    Drop Files

    NavList

    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    Name:
    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Email:
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.
    Email:

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Subject:
    Author:
    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site