The Yachtman And Coaster's Book Of Reference; Giving Course And Distances, With The Relative…

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byWilliam Albert Pratt

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1878 Excerpt: ... OOUESES, DISTANCES, AND BEARINGS, BEGINNING AT GOVERNOR'S ISLAND, NEW YORK. Eastward.--From the NE. side of Governor's Island to the Light on the East end of Blackwell's Island, the distance by the river is 6i miles, and its direct bearing is NE. It would be of no benefit to give the courses in detail through the East River. From Blackwell's Island Light to the North Brother Light, the distance is 2i miles; from this to Throgg's Point Light, the course is E. i S., distance 5 miles; Stepping Stone Light bears from Throgg's Point NE. i N., distance If miles. Execution Light bears from the Stepping Stone NE. N., distance 3$ miles. Directions for Entering the Head of the Sound.--When running for Execution Light, keep it within the bearings of W. i N., to SW. i W., passing it on your starboard hand; keeping nearer to this than the Sand's Point Light; when in past the Execution Light, steer SW. I S., or you can keep the Stepping Stone Light (red) open a little south of Throgg's Point Light, as that will take you clear of Gangway Rock and Hart Island Point. Leave the Stepping Stone on your port hand, then steer S. SW. until to Throgg's Point, which you will give a good berth in rounding; when you can steer W. by N. about one mile, then W. i S. will take you to Riker's Island. You can pass the Execution Light to the North of it, but give the reef a good berth on that side. This reef bears NE. by N. i N., and SW. by S. i S., therefore do not approach (13) the Light on those bearings. The South end of Hart Island bears from Execution Light SW. J S., distance 2£ miles. Gangway Kock buoy bears from Execution Light S. SW., distance 1i miles. If bound into Hempstead Bay from the Westward, or bound, West from there, do not get the Execution Light to bear anything No...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1878 Excerpt: ... OOUESES, DISTANCES, AND BEARINGS, BEGINNING AT GOVERNOR'S ISLAND, NEW YORK. Eastward.--From the NE. side of Governor's Island to...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217291252

ISBN - 13:9780217291255

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