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Paper, account of watches at sea from 28 April to 4 September 1663 by Captain Holmes

Reference number: CLP/3i/9

Date: 1663

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Holmes provides observations of time-keeping at sea, collecting water, and longitude whilst sailing from Lisbon [Portugal] from April to September 1663.

Subject: Navigation / Nautical Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 21 October 1663.

Reference number
CLP/3i/9
Earliest possible date
1663
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, account of watches at sea from 28 April to 4 September 1663 by Captain Holmes, 1663, CLP/3i/9, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_3i_9/paper-account-of-watches-at-sea-from-28-april-to-4-september-1663-by-captain-holmes, accessed on 15 June 2024

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