…other than the short version title of NW Limited’s shipwreck chart.
(a click on that link will take you to a slideshow of images with accompanying radio ad for the chart)
“Dead reckoning (DR) is the process of estimating one’s current position based upon a previously determined position, or fix, and advancing that position based upon known speed, elapsed time, and course.” (from Wikipedia)
The term, which is where Bill derived the title of his most recent project, sounds ominous enough.
Rightly so when you consider that a good percentage of shipwrecks resulted in loss of life, sometimes on a tragically large scale.
Dead reckoning as a form of navigation is only so accurate.
It is interpreted in some circles as “You’re dead if you don’t reckon right.”
It’s a sure thing, however, to score one of these for yourself.
As a gift, they will make a lasting impression.
Not to mention you’ll get shipwreck author Don Marshall’s quote concerning Dead Reckoning, printed at the top of each chart.
Available in three variations:
Lithograph on high-quality paper (this is no mere “poster”): $50
Custom-framed as well as coated with vinyl linen for protection (no glass necessary): $225
The top of the line (shown above), the pinnacle of shipwreck history complete with photos, handmade paper accents (list of lost fishing vessels), stamps and more: $500
1000 total first printing “Dead Reckoning of the Pacific Graveyard” charts are available.
This is the perfect gift, acquisition, or investment in local history and culture.
A stellar complement to the “beach house” or a respectful nod to the intrepid souls who lost their lives in the maritime industry, and to those that beat the odds.
Detail of lost fishing vessels list, on handmade paper using an antique letterpress by Oblation Papers and Press of Portland, Oregon.
For more information, call 503-338-6056 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NW Limited…History in VogueTM accepts credit cards, and will ship, too!