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Reference numberPT/61/5
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Reduction and discussion of the deviations of the compass observed on board of all the iron built ships, and a selection of the wood built steam ships in H M [Her Majesty's] Navy; and the iron steam ship Great Eastern: being a report to the hydrographer of the Admiralty' by Frederick J [John Owen] Evans
Date19 April 1860
DescriptionSubject: Scientific Instruments

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Reduction and discussion of the deviations of the compass observed on board of all the iron-built ships, and a selection of the wood-built steam-ships in Her Majesty's Navy, and the iron steam-ship ʻGreat Easternʼ; being a report to the hydrographer of the Admiralty. By Frederick J. Evans, Esq., Master R. N., Superintendent of the Compass Department of Her Majesty's Navy. Communicated by Captain Washington, R. N., F. R. S., by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty'.

Communicated by Captain [John] Washington. Received by the Royal Society on 5 May 1860. Read 21 June 1860.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 10, 1860.
Extent53p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1859.0108
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1860.0021
Related records in the catalogueRR/4/82
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2166Evans; Sir; Frederick John Owen (1815 - 1885)1815 - 1885
NA7636Washington; John (? 1800 - 1863)? 1800 - 1863
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