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Old 9th April 2012, 18:42
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Mendoza Star in 1967 had no radar, and we were on Bs As to Callao through the Magellans and the Patagonian Passage. There were some smashing cartoons on the bridge ( sometimes you can hear the breakers..etc.). But I learned a lot about using a ship's whistle and a stopwatch in the Smythe narrows. And the theory works.
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