AN ORIGINAL VINTAGE BRITISH ADMIRALTY NAVIGATION CHART OF THE SUEZ CANAL, 1947 EDITION
Stock Number: 0233
A vintage British Admiralty sea chart showing the full length of the Suez Canal
38 x 25 inches
Country of manufacture
UK and Ireland
Chart number 233 covers the full length of the Suez Canal, from Port Said in the Mediterranean to Suez at the head of the Red Sea. This chart was printed in 1947 with further updates to 1953. It has not been used by a ship for navigation, but has a water stain at the left edge of the centre crease. Otherwise, this 67 year old chart is in very good condition. At the foot of the chart is a section giving details of the depths and currents with instructions to mariners.
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