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HELPFUL REFERENCE POSTS
« on: October 16, 2012, 04:20:35 pm »
The following posts are in various sections of the forum.  Click on each image to go to that document.



The place to find out all the transcribing quirks of your new ship.





What does TWYS really mean?





All of the naval abbreviations most of us have never seen or heard of before.





All those letters and numbers scribbled in little boxes to describe that hour's weather.





What are Cum Cir Nim anyway?





Links to many outside sources that have good information about our ships and where they are going.





What do those direction letters mean and just how complicated can they get?





How many kinds of ice can form in the arctic sea?





How do I show them all of these scribbles?



also at Newbies, The Dockyard, The Logs, FAQ, and EO
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Re: HELPFUL REFERENCE POSTS
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2012, 06:20:03 pm »
If you have any questions about these posts, or why we think them important, feel free to ask here. :)

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Re: HELPFUL REFERENCE POSTS
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2012, 08:14:39 am »

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« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2012, 11:22:06 am »
That looks very helpful.
This too on the same site: http://mysite.verizon.net/vzeohzt4/Seaflags/customs/customs.html

Might want to give this link though: http://mysite.verizon.net/vzeohzt4/Seaflags/sitemap.html, and mention Signalling at Sea in particular.

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... signal books were bound with heavy lead plates bolted to the covers so that they would sink to the bottom if a captain had them thrown overboard to prevent their capture.
« Last Edit: November 22, 2012, 02:19:43 pm by randi_2 »

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Re: HELPFUL REFERENCE POSTS
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2012, 02:58:53 pm »
I'll add it to the Helpful Links - it's a very interesting page.



I had to split the Helpful links into 2 parts - this addition put us over the 20,000 character limit.  We are getting more knowledgeable about resources with time. ;)
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Re: HELPFUL REFERENCE POSTS
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2012, 07:47:57 pm »
For those interested in signal codes this page may be of interest. Not sure how much relates to OW ship codes.
http://www.jmcvey.net/cable/scans.htm

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Re: HELPFUL REFERENCE POSTS
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2013, 11:16:44 pm »
Hi Janet.
Do you have this link, I cannot seem to find it?
http://www.solarstorms.org/SRefStorms.html

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« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2013, 12:21:30 am »
Actually, I've never seen it before.  I'll put it in Helpful Links, Weather Specific Sites section.  Thanks.


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Re: HELPFUL REFERENCE POSTS
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2013, 07:17:31 pm »
The Internet Surname Database at:
http://www.surnamedb.com/Surname
can be useful to check whether that scrawl in the logs might be what it actually looks like!