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relative bearings

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199205684
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727504
relative bearings

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the bearings of objects in relation to the ship's head. They can be expressed in two ways, as bearings

Reference Entry.  86 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Maritime History

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