The Hooghly River Code, 3
[detail, front cover]
Proceedings of the Bombay Geographical Society vol. 2 (August, November 1838; February, May 1839)
Bodleian copy, digitized July 12, 2007
441 After a long chase.
487 They had not a compass.
555 She is detained for wind.
556 Ditto ditto for water.
594 State of the atmosphere causes delay.
595 Fog causes delay.
596 Squally weather ditto ditto.
693 Her sails are bad.
694 Her ditto are good.
695 Her rigging is ditto.
1025 She has parted and gone to pieces.
1160 Is it practicable ?
1381 Standing out to sea.
1383 When the sea subsides.
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
atmospheres; breakers; compass; Hooghly River; rounds; signal codes; telegraphic codes
C. L. Smartt