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Knots, Splices and Rope-Work: An Illustrated Handbook

Knots, Splices and Rope Work, by A. Shawn rated it liked it Oct 28, For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent.

These are intended to promote thought and for entertainment. Rick Kane rated it it was amazing Jan 31, In most cases, the illustrations were helpful and clear. In addition, tide and current are influenced by storms, rpework flow, and other knos beyond the ability of any predictive program. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer. Published first published Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He was the son of Addison Emery Verrill —the first professor of zoology at Yale University.

Lists with This Book. This book is aand yet featured on Listopia. Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Hyatt Verrill wrote on a wide variety of topics, including natural history, travel, radio and whaling.


Knots, Splices and Rope-Work: An Illustrated Handbook

Christine Whitman rated it really liked it Mar 18, He participated in a number of archaeological expeditions to the West Indies, South, and Central America. See the XTide disclaimer for details. Aug 15, Frank rated it really liked it.

Knots, Splices and Rope Work by A. PT Curtiss rated it liked it Mar 13, Linda J Locke rated it liked it Dec 15, Finally, tide and current data on this site is from and data bases, which may contain even older data.

Walter Romines rated it liked it Dec 27, Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases.

In topework case the description indicates that the missing illustration is so exemplary that no description on how to tie the knot is needed. See 1 question about Knots, Splices and Rope Work….

You never know when you’ll need a good knot. Joshua Knofs rated it liked it Feb 12, The descriptions and illustrations were lacking, but the information on applications of various knots, splices, lashings, etc, was very helpful. Underwood rated it liked it Oct 26, No trivia or quizzes yet. George Maffett rated it really liked it Sep 04, Refresh and try again. I have no idea of they are useful or rppework, I leave that to the reader.


These have not been checked for accuracy and in many cases have not even been read by anyone associated with L If you have questions on these, please contact the author. Schuyler Miller noted that Verrill “was one of the most prolific and successful ropewoek of our time,” with books to his credit as well as “articles in innumerable newspapers.

Clinton Nipe rated it really liked it Jun 17, The material was okay.

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Cricket rated it liked it Jul 21, Michael Clark rated it it was amazing Apr 18, James Haldiman rated it really liked it Jan 20, Trivia About Knots, Splices an Little explanation of why specific knots are useful, making the tying excercise rather academic. Alpheus Hyatt Verrill, known as Hyatt Verrill, 23 July — 14 November was an American zoologist, explorer, inventor, illustrator and author.

Why can I not see the illustrations?

Bleiler described Verrill’s “lost race” stories as “more literate than most of their competition, but stodgy. Knots, Splices and Rop Elizabeth Hammersmith rated it really liked it Oct 07, Want to Read saving…. I laughed out loud and then kept going.

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