Nathaniel Bowditch

Bowditch is often credited as the founder of modern maritime navigation. Nathaniel Bowditch (March 26, 1773 – March 16, 1838) was an early American mathematician remembered for his work on ocean navigation. He is often credited as the founder of modern maritime navigation; his book ''The New American Practical Navigator'', first published in 1802, is still carried on board every commissioned U.S. Naval vessel.

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    by Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838
    Published 1812
    [Boston, 1812?]
    313-325 p.
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    by Baron, George
    Published 1803
    New York, Printed by Sage and Clough for the Author, 1803.
    34 p. diagr.
    Other Authors: ...Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838...

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