This is a complete handbook for merchant seamen, covering every phase of good seamanship and all navigation necessary to prepare for the third mate's license. In addition, of course, it is a first-rate reference work. "For Seamen By Seamen, " this classic manual was first published in 1938 and has gone through a number of revisions. New for the 2001 reprint is the addition of an extensive glossary of nautical terms.Cornell, Felix M. is the author of 'American Merchant Seaman's Manual, for Seamen by Seamen.', published 1981 under ISBN 9780870332678 and ISBN 0870332678.