The Nautical Almanac & Its Superintendents
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CONTENTS

 
Title Page
Preface, Dedication and Remembrance
Acknowledgements
1600s: 17th Century
1675: The Royal Greenwich Observatory
1700s: 18th Century
1707: Disaster at Sea
1714: Longitude Act & Board of Longitude
1765: Nevil Maskelyne, 5th Astronomer Royal 1765 - 1811
1767: The Nautical Almanac and Astronomical Ephemeris
1772: James Cook, The Nautical Almanac and Chronometers
1800s: 19th Century
1811: John Pond, 6th Astronomer Royal 1811 - 1835
1818: Thomas Young, 1st Superintendent 1818 - 1829
1828: The Board of Longitude & the Nautical Almanack Act
1831: W.S. Stratford, Superintendent 1831 - 1853
1832: The Nautical Almanac Office
1853: J.R. Hind, Superintendent 1853 - 1891
1892: A.M.W. Downing, Superintendent 1892 - 1910
1896: Conference de 1896 at the Bureau des Longitude
1900s: 20th Century
1904: H.M. Nautical Almanac Office
1910: P.H. Cowell, Superintendent 1910 - 1930
1911: International Cooperation
1914: The Nautical Almanac, Abridged for the Use of Seamen
1930: L.J. Comrie, Superintendent 1930 - 1936
1936: D.H. Sadler, Superintendent 1936 - 1970
1937: HMNAO & The Royal Greenwich Observatory
1960: The Nautical Almanac
1965: Science Research Council
1967: 200 Years of The Nautical Almanac
To be continued ...
Highlights 1970-2016
1970: G.A. Wilkins, Superintendent 1970 - 1989
1981: The Astronomical Almanac
1989: B.D. Yallop, Superintendent 1989 - 1996
1990: Relocated to Cambridge
1996: A.T. Sinclair, Head 1996-1998
1998: The Closure of the Royal Greenwich Observatory
1999: Total Solar Eclipse
2000s: 21th Century
2006: HMNAO at the UK Hydrographic Office
Appendix
Superintendents and Heads
Locations
Acronyms
List of Publications
List of web sites
References
Numbered References
Additional References
 

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