References to pilots by the ancients in classical writing were commendatory and admiring, and pilots are mentioned several times in the Bible. It is very likely that professional pilots were guiding ships as early as 3000 years B.C.
Piloting is guiding seacraft in and out of seaports, avoiding the dangers of sandbars, ridges, underwater rocks, etc. This definitive history traces the important profession through the centuries, with special attention to maritime law.
|Publisher:||McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
The late Roger Clancy of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, had many years’ experience as a federally licensed captain of deep-sea sport fishing.