Marine Navigation 1 : Piloting

Marine Navigation 1 : Piloting

Throughout the history of warfare at sea, navigation has been an important basic determinant of victory. Occasionally, new members of the fraternity of the sea will look upon navigation as a chore to be tolerated only as long as it takes to find someone else to assume the responsibility. In my experience, such individuals never make good naval officers. Commander Hobbs has succeeded in bringing together the information and practical skills required for that individual who would take the first step down the road toward becoming a competent marine navigator. At the outset of this book, the author stresses the necessity for safe navigation, but there is another basic tenet of sea warfare that this book serves. The best weapons system man has ever devised cannot function effectively unless it knows where it is in relation to the real world, where it is in relation to the enemy, and where the enemy is in relation to the real world. Not all defeats can be attributed to this lack of information, but no victories have been won by those who did not know where they were.

Download Now

Author
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date
ISBN 9401173702
Pages 348 pages
Rating 4/5 (04 users)

More Books:

Marine Navigation 1 : Piloting
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Richard R. Hobbs
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Throughout the history of warfare at sea, navigation has been an important basic determinant of victory. Occasionally, new members of the fraternity of the sea
Air Navigation
Language: en
Pages: 451
Authors: United States. Department of the Air Force
Categories: Navigation (Aeronautics)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973 - Publisher:

Proceedings, Nautical Almanac Office Sesquicentennial Symposium
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Alan D. Fiala
Categories: Astrometry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

Sight Reduction Tables for Air Navigation
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors:
Categories: Navigation (Aeronautics)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

Sight Reduction Tables for Air Navigation (selected Stars)
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors:
Categories: Navigation (Aeronautics)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: National Imagery & Mapping Agency

Crosspool Through Time contains 180 photographs of Crosspool, of which 90 are old photographs. Some are printed in a sepia tone and some are printed in full col
Sight Reduction Tables for Air Navigation: Selected stars, epoch 2000.0
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: United States. Defense Mapping Agency
Categories: Ephemerides
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher:

The Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2011
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors:
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02 - Publisher: Government Printing Office

The Astronomical Almanac For the Year 2010 provides astronomical data, mainly in tabular form, for use in navigation, surveying, scientific research, litigation
The History of Mathematical Tables
Language: en
Pages: 361
Authors: Professor Emeritus of Computer Science Martin Campbell-Kelly
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-10-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book contains a series of articles summarizing the technical, institutional and intellectual history of mathematical tables from earliest times until the l
Flying Training
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: United States. Department of the Air Force
Categories: Flight training
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973 - Publisher:

Marine navigation
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Richard R. Hobbs
Categories: Electronics in navigation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1974 - Publisher: US Naval Institute Press