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Boy's Manual Of Seamanship And Gunnery

Contents

Please be aware that some of the pages are quite long and include copies of the original engraved drawings which may take a little while to download for those with dial-up connections.

Preface - p v - vi

Edition details etc
An Engraving of a Sailing Ship without Sails with References to all Rigging &c. - p vii - viii
An Engraving of a Sailing Ship with Sails with References to all Sails - ix - x
List Of Engravings - work in progress.
Contents - this Document

Signalling
  • Colomb's Flashing Signals - p xv (Missing)
  • Homograph to be used when unable to communicate by other means - p xvii
  • Distant Signals for Boats having no reference to Colour - p xix
  • Semaphores - p xxii
  • Salutes - p xxv

    Boats' Crews
  • Instructions for Boats' Crews - p xxviii

    Seamanship, 1st Instruction
  • Seamanship, 1st Instruction - p 1
  • Weather Tables - p 7
  • Force of the Wind
  • Arrangement of Crews" Arrangement of Crews 9
  • Badges of Rank and How to Distinguish Who is in which Watch
  • Division of Watches and Shipboard Time
  • Where is the Living and Sleeping Accommodation
  • How is Sleeping Accommodation Arranged
  • Stowage of Hammocks and Bags

  • Seamanship, 2nd Instruction
  • Seamanship, 2nd Instruction - p 13

  • Seamanship, 3rd Instruction
  • Seamanship, 3rd Instruction - Part I - p 21
  • Seamanship, 3rd Instruction - Part II
  • Tables for Fitting Blocks - p 30

  • Seamanship, 4th Instruction
  • Seamanship, 4th Instruction (Standing Rigging) - p 51
  • Seamanship, 4th Instruction (Running Rigging) - p 92

  • Further Instruction
  • Seizings - p 121
  • Whippings - p 125
  • Ropemaking - p 126
  • Sailmaker's Instruction - p 129
  • Sails, and how Fitted - p 134

  • Sail Instruction - 147
  • Part I - Sail Instruction
  • Part II - Bending or Stowage of Sails
  • Part III - Bending and Shifting Sails
  • Part IV - Reefing and Furling Sails

  • Boat Exercise - 177
  • Part I - Basic Questions and Answers
  • Part II - The Management of Boats Under Canvas
  • Part III
  • Things to be Observed whilst in the boat
  • Number & Type Of Boats Allowed to Different Classes of Ships in Navy
  • Life Boat and Life Belt - 195
  • Compass Instruction - 199
  • Conning Ship - Technical Terms used - p 206
  • Lead Line Instruction - p 209
  • Admiralty Notice respecting Lights and Fog Signals - p 212

  • Blocks & Purchases
  • Blocks - p 216
  • Purchases - p 223

  • Fittings
  • Fittings - p 230
  • Parts of a Capstan, &c. - p 232
  • Parts of an Anchor - 235
  • Description of Chain Cables - 236
  • Technical Terms relating to Anchors and Cables - p 251
  • Life Buoys, and their Use - p 252

  • Log Line - Log Ship
  • Log - p 254
  • Patent Log

  • Gunnery Training
  • Gunnery Exercise - p 258
  • Preliminary Chapter in Manual of Gunnery - p 261
  • Truck Gun Exercise - p 267

  • Small Arms Training
  • Musketry Instruction - p 285
  • Snider Rifle Drill - p 290
  • Naval Cutlass Exercise - p 302
  • Sword Bayonet Exercise - p 311
  • Pistol Exercise - p 312

  • Training
  • Rules and Regulations for the Instruction of Boys - p 314
  • Examinations
  • Morning Inspection
  • Dress Regulations
  • Mess Regulations
  • Rules for the Information of Newly-raised Boys - p 326
  • Form of Monthly Return of Progress of Boys - p 327

    Weights and Measures - p 328

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