Dictionary of Nautical Acronyms and Abbreviations
by Donald Launer
This handy dictionary contains a listing of all the acronyms, abbreviations and truncations that recreational sailors encounter in nautical magazine articles, books, instruction manuals and Coast Guard reports. A reference such as this has never been published before.
This book is in two parts. Part 1, 650 alphabetical listing of abbreviations, along with an explanation of each, including 38 illustrations.
Part 2 consists of excerpts from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Chart No1 which lists all the abbreviations used on government's nautical charts.
Pb. 135x217mm, 320 pages Illus.