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Very RARE to find by this Publisher Interesting subject matter, Good condition

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Seller notes: Very RARE to find by this Publisher Interesting subject matter, Good condition
Subject:

Science & Technology

Language:

English

Format:

Hardback

Sub-Subject:

local history

Printing Year:

1900-1949



Vtg RARE 1st Ed Antique 1925 Nautical Book CORDAGE & CABLES THEIR USES AT SEA











Vtg RARE 1st Ed Antique 1925 Nautical Book CORDAGE & CABLES THEIR USES AT SEA

Offered here is a WONDERFUL and EXTREMELY RARE 1st Edition BOOK from 1925 

This is an interesting and informative book.

This is titled

CORDAGE AND CABLES

THEIR USES AT SEA

by CAPTAIN P. J. STOPFORD R.N.

from the NAUTICAL PRESS

The book was published by 

JAMES BROWN & SONS , NAUTICAL PUBLISHERS GLASGOW LTD

52 TO 58 DARNLEY STREET

(it is only normally seen , published by Ferguson).

The forward goes on to say during 30 odd years at sea , he gathered much experiene on the Art of Seamanship and would like to pass this experience on.

He states he witnessed many accidents and waste of rope which he believes were preventable, and having never seen warnings written down , he takes it on board to offer these warnings in this book.

The contents includes

 

CORDAGE

ROPES ,MANUFACTURE ,HEMP, WIRE,MEASUREMENT

CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF ROPE COILING,FLAKING,FLEMISHING,CUTTING ROPE

THE DANGER OF A TAUT SPAN

BENDS AND HITCHES

KNOTS AND SPLICES

POINTING , GRAFTING, SEIZING,LASHING, SERVING ,FLEMISH EYE

SENNIT, NET MAKING AND MENDING

BLOCKS ,TACKLES ,STROPPING BLOCKS

DERRICKS

FALLS AND SLINGS, LOWERING AND HOISTING

LAYING OUT HAWSERS

SECURING A VESSEL AGAINST A WHARF OR ANOTHER VESSEL

TOWING

ANCHORS AND CABLES

TYPES OF ANCHORS

CABLES MANUFACTURE SHACKLES SWIVELS , ABLE STOPPERS,COMPRESSORS, BITTS,

STOWAGE OF ANCHORS

CABLE HOLDERS AND CAPSTANS

ANCHORING WEIGHING MOORING UNMOORING

MOORING HEAD AND STERN

CLEARING A FOUL HAWSE

LAYING OUT ANCHORS KEDGING

APPENDIX 

This is a Hardback

There are 108 pages 

It measures approximately 8.5 inches x 5.5 inches.

The book is readable and complete

This is an extremely informative and interesting Book on these aspects of seamanship 

 

GOOD LUCK .

Please take a look at my other items as I will combine postage if you buy more than one item to reduce your costs.I post Worldwide using good quality materials, if you are overseas please email for a quote.

Thankyou and good Luck.

 




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