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Time measuring instruments

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Rating of longitude watches on HMS Adventure, 1772

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/322
Scope and Contents

'Account of the going of the two longitude watches on board His Majesty's sloop, the Adventure Captain Furneaux Commander bound towards the South Seas.' Only two pages of the account and the front cover survive. The rating of the watches covers the period 13-29 July 1772.

Dates: 1772
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