Freak of Navigation

The passenger steamer SS Warrimoo was quietly knifing its way through the waters of the mid-Pacific on its way from Vancouver to Australia.  The navigator had just finished working out a star fix and brought the master, Captain John Phillips, the result.  The Warrimoo’s position was LAT 0ş 31′ N and LON 179ş 30′ W.  The date was […]