Historical information

American Practical Navigator, Bowditch, United States Hydrographic Office, Washington, D.C., 1918, Second Reprint Edition,

This reference was found written on the inside cover of this volume. Nathanial Bowditch wrote the first edition in the 1802 and the book still bears his name.


The MV Townsville Trader was a container roll-on/roll-off vessel between 1970 to 1984 and was broken up in 1986.

Physical description

Framed copy of the Mariners Creed; a safety reminder notice.