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The Nautical Magazine for 1876 (Cambridge Library Collection - The Nautical Magazine)

The Nautical Magazine for 1876 (Cambridge Library Collection - The Nautical Magazine)

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Various authors
Cambridge University Press
Edition: Facsimile Edition, 1/29/2015
EAN 9781108056557, ISBN10: 1108056555

Paperback, 1162 pages, 21.7 x 14 x 6 cm
Language: English

The Nautical Magazine first appeared in 1832, and was published monthly well into the twenty-first century. It covers a wide range of subjects, including navigation, meteorology, technology and safety. An important resource for maritime historians, it also includes reports on military and scientific expeditions and on current affairs. The exceptionally long volume for 1876 devotes much space to the Merchant Shipping Act of that year, and to other legal matters including the recent history of legislation relating to merchant ships, rules for the loading of cargos, and the prevention of collisions at sea. It contains statistics on the year's shipbuilding activity, details of the fleets of several Atlantic shipping lines, and discussion of the recruitment, health and pensions of sailors. Other topics covered include the Suez Canal, Nares' Arctic expedition, the exhibition of scientific apparatus in Kensington, proposals for a Channel tunnel and railway, and solar steam generation.

1. January 1876
2. February 1876
3. March 1876
4. April 1876
5. May 1876
6. June 1876
7. July 1876
8. August 1876
9. September 1876
10. October 1876
11. November 1876
12. December 1876
Index.