Book for seamanship for officers and men joining the Royal Navy but also useful for all who put to sea in ships and boats. Reference to designs of ships their equipment and its scope. Includes ships safety and firefighting. Man made fibre cordage and handling splicing of ropes boats and their handling and sailing. Split into four chapters Part 1 Ship Knowledge and Safety. Part 2. Seamanship. Part 3 Ship Organisation and Part 4. Shiphandling and Navigation.
Author=Her Majesty's Stationery Office
Book Condtion=Ex public library book.library plate and stamp.front endpaper and title page slightly loose from boards.the rest in generally good condition.