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Re: Accuracy of Coordinates
Posted by: Mark McShane ()
Date: October 09, 2020 05:12AM

Hi Sergio, for the merchant ships lost I would allow a generous 10nm circle of error, given that all positions were determined by celestial navigation. Even for a big well known ship such as the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal that would have had a reliable last known sinking position, still took until 2002 to find the actual wreck site and it was a very long way from the recorded sinking position.

Mark

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Accuracy of Coordinates Sergio 10/08/2020 03:37PM
Re: Accuracy of Coordinates Michael Lowrey 10/09/2020 12:27AM
Re: Accuracy of Coordinates Mark McShane 10/09/2020 05:12AM
Re: Accuracy of Coordinates Ken Dunn 10/09/2020 06:25PM
Re: Accuracy of Coordinates Urs Heßling 10/11/2020 12:01PM
Re: Accuracy of Coordinates Ken Dunn 10/11/2020 01:00PM
Re: Accuracy of Coordinates Urs Heßling 10/11/2020 02:09PM
Re: Accuracy of Coordinates Sergio 10/12/2020 09:45AM
Re: Accuracy of Coordinates Ken Dunn 10/12/2020 12:32PM
Re: Accuracy of Coordinates Sergio 10/12/2020 01:51PM


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