The Surveys of John McCluer

By W.A. Spray, published August 1974


Three of the most important surveys carried out by officers of the Bombay Marine in the eighteenth century were surveys of the Persian Gulf, the west coast of India and the southern approaches to the Eastern Seas. All three were the work of Captain John McCluer. McCluer’s surveys were valuable and were relied on by navigators long after his death.

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Indian Ocean | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Merchant Marines | Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers | Science & Exploration

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