We had also figured up the dead-reckoning separately, as much for practice as to avoid mistakes.
Reducing the dead-reckoning and meridian altitudes to noon of each day.
According to the dead-reckoning we ought to be a little to the southward of French Shoal.
He was not sure of his course and was sailing by dead-reckoning.
Oh, yes; that's quite easily calculated by 'dead-reckoning,' as sailors say.
Why, a book-muster is something like dead-reckoning on a ship.
I travelled with a captain once, and so long as he stuck to dead-reckoning he was all right.
Of course, there is our dead-reckoning, but—but—wonder where the commodore got his position from?
They were off the road now, and D'Arragon was steering by dead-reckoning.
The bearing of an object on the coast from which a vessel commences her dead-reckoning and takes her departure.