Synopses & Reviews
This is a complete handbook for merchant seamen, covering every phase of good seamanship and all navigation necessary to prepare for the third mate's license. In addition, of course, it is a first-rate reference work. "For Seamen By Seamen, " this classic manual was first published in 1938 and has gone through a number of revisions. New for the 2001 reprint is the addition of an extensive glossary of nautical terms.