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1927 Steamers Tugs etc Steering & Engines Nautical

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1927 Steamers Tugs etc  Steering & Engines  Nautical 1927 Steamers Tugs etc  Steering & Engines  Nautical


The Theory and Practice of Steering by G.F. Leechman; James Brown & Son, Nautical Publishers; Glasgow; 1927. Original publication, not a reprint or reproduction. Card covers; no library markings. Minor wear and light soil to exterior. Binding is firm and unbroken; pages are clean and unmarked. No odors. 94pp; black and white illustrations. A technical and detailed engineering and nautical manual. Includes chapters on the rudder and its control, gyro pilot, helm indicators, telemotor, hydro-electric gear, compasses (magnetic and gyroscopic), cases where there is no propeller: sternwheelers, ferries, paddle tugs, etc; sailing ships, the screw race, twin screw vessels, steering steamers at sea; the officer of the watch, maneuvering, etc.  


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