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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

18 January 2015

atmospheres; breakers; compass; Hooghly River; rounds; signal codes; telegraphic codes
C. L. Smartt