The sailor in the middle is holding the log line, a line with a small board on its end and knots tied into the rope at regular intervals. The navigator, left, measures time with an hourglass, and the man letting the line run as the ship moved through water would “call the knots” as they passed through his hand.
The sailor in the middle is holding the log line, a line with a small board on its end and knots tied into the rope at regular intervals. The navigator, left, measures time with an hourglass, and the man letting the line run as the ship moved through water would “call the knots” as they passed through his hand.
The sailor in the middle is holding the log line, a line with a small board on its end and knots tied into the rope at regular intervals. The navigator, left, measures time with an hourglass, and the man letting the line run as the ship moved through water would “call the knots” as they passed through his hand.
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