Widely used among young 19th-century officers in the Royal Navy and East India Company, this now-rare volume offers clear definitions and copious illustrations of the principles of rigging and other aspects of seamanship–tacking, use of a compass, splicing ropes, making sails, and much more. A must for ship fanciers and naval historians.

The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor

Author: Darcy Lever

Title: The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor : Or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship

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First Published by: M. Carey & Sons

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Date: 1808

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