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Greshham Books Unwin Bros 1979, Facsimile of the 1862 edition. . Names of principal parts of a ship - masts, sails, yards, etc.; bends and hitches; manufacture and tests of steel wjre rope; flexible steel wire hawsers; tests and weights of hemp rope, chain cable; splicing wire rope; knots and splices; fittings of standing rigging; rigging of masts; yards and bowsprit; tests of blocks; fittings of tackles; staying masts and setting up rigging; tanks, ballast, and provisions; managing sails; boat sailing; instructions on the management of boats in a surf; stow age of anchors and cables; proof tests of anchors and chain cables; hoisting in boats; use of mooring board; to unmoor and proceed to sea; manoeuvres; to tack ship; trimming sails; making and shortening sail; ropes and spars carried away; rule of the road; c. vessels' lights and fog signals; glossary of sea terms, etc., etc., etc. With Illustrations and coloured sheets of National Ensigns for Men-of-War and Merchantile Marine; Signal Flags; Compass; Pendants; Numerical and Alphabetical Flags; International Code; Vessels' Lights; Fog Signals; Semaphore; Beacon and Squaring Yard Signals. Dust jacket over blue cloth bindings. Corner bump to front end board, otherwise in near fine condition. 350 illustrations. 334pp 214 x 135mm