Annual Report of the Naval Observatory for the Fiscal Year 1926

Catalogue no: 1478
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): E.T.Pollock
Total pages: 19 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1926
Editor: Publisher: Bureau of Navigation
Dimensions: 230mm x 150mm Condition: Good
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AppendixNo.2 to the Annual Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, 1926.  Navy Department, United States Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C., July 1st, 1926

Information on Time Signals in the USA during the year.

Details of Trials of Chronometers, torpedo-boat watches, patrol-boat watches, clocks and watches.

Much of the pamphlet concerns telescopes, transit instruments etc.

Final two pages consist of a table of, "Data of trial of old chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C., January 12, 1926, to June 19, 1926."  Forty seven chronometers were tested during this period by the following makers:

Bliss (11), Leroy (2), Nardin (2), Bond (9), Dent (4), Negus (8), Frodsham (1), Ehrlich (3), Knoblich (1), Black (1), Hand (1), Kulberg (1), Bruce (1), Crisp (1), Mercer (1).

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