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Experiences with Compasses in the Mid-20th Century

  • John Kemp (a1)

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This paper presents the thoughts and experiences of marine navigators of the mid-20th century in their use of compasses during the transition from magnetic to gyro compasses.

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1 The term “Empire Ships” covers a wide range of vessel types, many, including those to which Miroslaw refers, being hurriedly built in WWII. During the war, Empire Ships were usually owned by the UK Ministry of War Transport, but managed by established shipping companies.

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Experiences with Compasses in the Mid-20th Century

  • John Kemp (a1)

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