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Maritime Piloting in the 17th-Century


published on 25 June 2022 199 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "JYF Museums". Originally published on 2022-03-09.
Many people wonder how ships made it across entire oceans without getting lost in the seventeenth century. Aaron introduces seventeenth century navigation to us today by beginning with piloting.

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Jan vanderDoe Netherlands
on 26 June 2022, 23:54 UTC

Love it. During my schooling for leading seaman, I was trained to work with the leadline and deep lead.
Swing it up till it is horizontal ahead of you, drop it and when it is straight down read the depth.
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