Some Observations on Sounding, and the Admiralty Charts

H. W. H. Helby
1905 Royal United Services Institution Journal  
A steamer, anxious to save time and coal, seeing fifteen fathoms marked on the chart a few cables off a point she mishes to round, mill cut round the point a t that distance or even closer, confident tliat it is steep-to, not realisiiig that possibly that fifteen fathoms is the Downloaded by [New York University] at 11:
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