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Cordage and Cables Their Uses at Sea by Capt. P.J. Stopford

The instructions given in this book for the splicing of hemp ropes apply equally to laid synthetic rope. Written by an experienced Captain who came from the days when ropes were used more often than they are now. He aimed at providing a guide for the correct use of rope, to make them safer, and to reduce the wastage of ropes by careless use. Along with other things, the book covers: cutting ropes; strengths; bends and hitches; seizing; lashing; blocks; tackles; net making and mending; derricks; securing to a buoy; securing vessel alongside another; types of anchors; stowage of anchors; cable holders; mooring head and stern; making fancy knots.

Code No. 008174, 113 pages, $18.00

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