Parsons, William, 1800 - 1867 (3rd Earl of Rosse, astronomer)
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Papers on compass corrections on iron ships, 1857 - 1861
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/689
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the correction of compasses on iron ships. There are papers regarding investigations of compass deviation on the 'Trident'; the work and findings of the Liverpool Compass Committee; changes in the deviation of iron ships' compasses; 'Notes on the arrangements and practice of adjusting the compasses of iron ships at Liverpool'; Dr W. Scoresby's account of the voyage of the 'Royal Charter'; compasses of the 'Great Eastern', with ratings of the...
Dates: 1857 - 1861
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- Subject: Liverpool X