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    Re: some navigation info. from a trip aboard the RMS St. Helena
    From: Pierre Boucher
    Date: 1999 Oct 04, 13:14 EDT

    >On one particular day the vessel's distance run (between 1200 previous day
    >and 1200 for the day in question), was given as 377.5 nautical miles and the
    >officer of the watch went on to say that this implied an average speed of
    >15.1 knots. Some quick calculating had me confused, since this did not seem
    >to work out - after a while I figured it out - who of you on our list can
    >give me the reason for the apparent discrepancy?
    They changed ZD so in fact they sailled for only 11 hours. ;-)
    Pierre Boucher
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