Sir William Monson's Naval Tracts, Vol. 3283 (Classic Reprint)

Sir William Monson's Naval Tracts, Vol. 3283 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Sir William Monson's Naval Tracts, Vol. 3283 Page 48, line 20. Mr. Morton Nance has suggested that if fore mast be read instead of main mast the description of the position of the manger makes good sense because in early ships it was sometimes abaft the fore mast. Of that fact I was ignorant. This subject of the position of the manger has been discussed by Mr. Nance in the M ariner's Mirror, iii. P. 223. The statement in the footnote that the manger was always on the forecastle is too general; it depended on the size of the ship and the position of the hawses, and was often below, on the capstan deck, in two and three-decked vessels. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 390 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 522g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243267002
  • 9780243267002