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H.O. NO. 208 (HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE PUBLICATION NO. 208). NAVIGATION TABLES FOR MARINERS AND AVIATORS. By Lieutenant Commander J. Y. Dreisonstok, U. S. Navy. Second edition. 1928. Washington. $.75.
Reviewed by Captain Radler de Aquino, Brazilian Navy.
“…the trouble required by the computer to learn the use of a table need scarcely be considered; the important matter is the time and labour saved by it after he has learned its use.—Encyclopedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, 1911, Vol. XXVI, page 326. Article: “Table, Mathematical.”
Just back to Rio de Janeiro after a pleasant tour of duty on the Upper Paraguay River in command of our naval station and flotilla at Ladario, State of Matto Grosso, it was very gratifying to see a copy of H.O. No. 208, second edition, 1928.