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The Hooghly River Code, 2

[detail, front cover]
Proceedings of the Bombay Geographical Society vol. 2 (August, November 1838; February, May 1839)
Bodleian copy, digitized July 12, 2007

14     Ditto ditto no fresh accounts.
23     There is no accounting for it.

40     How shall I act?

57     Is she afloat?

60     Ditto ditto, and perfectly safe.
61     Ditto ditto, but unmanageable.

62     Ditto ditto, and passing up.
63     Ditto ditto, and ditto down.

64     She is perfectly upright, but not afloat.
65     She is afloat abaft at high-water.
66     Ditto ditto forwards at ditto ditto.

83     Grounded on Ryapore Sand at (time)
84     Ditto on Muckreputty Lump ditto

89     Ditto on Hooghly Sand ditto
90     Ditto on ditto Point ditto
91     Ditto on the bank in Hooghly Bight ditto

107     She grounded on her passage at (name of place)

ex The Hooghly River Code,
Adapted for General Use of the Semaphore Stations on or near its banks, in aid of Conollyʼs Vocabulary & Marryattʼs Code, and intended to facilitate communication between Saugor Island and Calcutta, on all principal subjects, likely to interest the navigator, the merchant, and the community at large. By Charles L. Smartt, of the Honorable Companyʼs Bengal Marine Establishment. Containing also, a short description of Conollyʼs Semaphore as now used; and the method of making signals.
Calcutta: Printed at the Baptist Mission Press, Circular Road. 1833.
British Library copy, digitized August 19, 2014

18 January 2015

afloat; breakers; ditto; Hooghly River; rounds; signal codes; telegraphic codes
C. L. Smartt