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Author: Seller, John, fl. 1658-1698.
Title: The coasting pilot: Describing the sea-coasts, channels, soundings, sands, shoals, rocks, & dangers: the bayes, roads, harbours, rivers, ports, buoyes, beacons, and sea-marks, upon the coasts of England Flanders and Holland with directions to bring a shipp into any harbour on the said coasts. Being furnished with the new draughts, charts, and descriptions, gathered from ye experience and practise of diverse able and expert navigators of our English nation. / Collected and published by John Seller. Hydrographer in ordinary to the King.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The coasting pilot: Describing the sea-coasts, channels, soundings, sands, shoals, rocks, & dangers: the bayes, roads, harbours, rivers, ports, buoyes, beacons, and sea-marks, upon the coasts of England Flanders and Holland with directions to bring a shipp into any harbour on the said coasts. Being furnished with the new draughts, charts, and descriptions, gathered from ye experience and practise of diverse able and expert navigators of our English nation. / Collected and published by John Seller. Hydrographer in ordinary to the King.
Seller, John, fl. 1658-1698.

[London]: And are to be sold at his Shopps at the hermitage in Wapping: And in Exchange-Alley in Corne-Hill. And by W. Fisher at the Posterne on Towerhill: And by Jo. Wingfield in Crutched Fryars right against the Church, [1671?]
Subject terms:
Nautical charts -- Scotland -- Early works to 1800.
Nautical charts -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Nautical charts -- Flanders -- Early works to 1800.
Nautical charts -- Holland -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/B05788.0001.001

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THE COASTING PILOT:
A short Description of the River of Thames, from London-Bridge to Hopeness, alias, Sands-head Point; shewing the Shelves and Dangers in each Reach.
The Pool,
Limehouse-Reach.
Greenwich-Reach.
Blackwall-Reach.
Nel-Hope, (alias) Bugby's-Hole.
Woolwich-Reach.
Gallions-Reach.
Barking-Reach.
Dagenham-Ietty-Reach.
Erith-Reach.
The Rands,
Long-Reach.
St. Clements-Reach.
North-fleet-Hope.
Gravesend-Reach.
Tilbury-Hope.
A Description of the Sands, Shoals, Buoys, Beacons, and Sea-Marks on the Coast of England, from Thames-Mouth to Flamborough-head.
Blyth-Sand.
Hull-Haven-Scarrs.
The Chapman.
Middle-Ground.
The Nower and Buoy.
The Cant.
Shooberry-Ness.
Black-Tayl.
The Warp.
The Shooe and Beacon.
Middle-Ground and Buoy.
The Middle-Middle-Ground.
The Whitaker and Beacon.
The Buxey and Buoy.
The Gunfleet and Buoy.
The Heaps.
The Andrews.
The Altar.
The Ridge.
The Rowling-Grounds.
The Platters.
West-Rocks.
The Cork.
The Cutler.
The Middle-Ground.
The Onion.
The Sledway.
The Whiting.
Bawdsey-Sand.
The Shipwash.
Alborough-Knapes.
Bernard.
The Sea-Horse or Newcomb.
St. Matthews-Sand.
The Holmes of Yarmouth.
Scroby.
New-warp.
The Overfalls.
Bounses.
Haseborrough-Sand.
The Owery.
The Limber.
Blackney-Sand.
Pole and Piper.
Burnham Flats.
The Sonk.
Dousings.
Inner-Dousings.
Dogs-Head.
Boston-Knock,
Long-Sand.
A Description of the Sands, Shoals, Buoys, Beacons, and Sea-Marks vvithin the HUMBER.
Rose.
Riff.
Bull.
Stone Banks.
Borcom.
Sonk.
Holms.
The Dogger-Bank.
Crouch-Bank.
The White-bank.
The White-water.
The Well.
A Description of the Sands, Shoals, Buoys, Beacons, and Sea-Marks up∣on the Coast of England, from the Buoy of the Nower to Dover.
The Flats.
The Gilman.
The Spaniard.
The Red-sand and Buoy.
The Oaze-edge and Buoy.
The Spile.
The Buoy of the Woolpack.
The Buoy of the Spell.
The Hook.
Middle-Ground at the Cliff end.
The Horse.
The Buoy of the Searn.
The Wedge.
Marget-Sand.
The Colborn.
The White-Dike.
The Querns.
The Brake.
The Goodwin.
The Falls.
The Galloper.
The Gabard.
Kentish-Knock.
Pan-Sands.
The Girdler.
The Long-Sand.
The Shivering-Sand.
Knock-John.
The Sunk.
East-Barrows.
West-Barrows.
The Mouse.
A Description of the Sands, Shoals, Rocks, and Dangers, upon the South Coast of England, between Dover and Silly.
The Vane or Ripraps.
Easterborrough-Head.
The Owers.
The Black-Rocks.
The Horse.
Nomans-Land.
The Brambles.
The Swing-hills.
The Eddystone.
Sunken-Rocks in Plymouth-Sound.
The Manacles.
A Sunken-Rock near the Lands-end.
The Long-ships.
The Seven-stones.
The Gulf.
A Description of the Banks, Sands, Shoals, and Dangers upon the Coast of Flanders, Zealand, Holland, Friezland, &c. from Calice to the River Elve.
Blackness.
New-Land.
A Bank.
The Cliff.
Ruyting.
Dike.
Rattle.
Broad-Bank.
Splinter.
Quade-Bank or Brake.
North-Cames.
Cames.
Brewers-Bank.
Small-Bank.
Stone-Bank.
Call-Bank.
Stroome-Bank.
The Geer.
Boon-Land.
Peerdemart and Hart-Sand.
Inner-Bank.
Heist-Bank, Ripthart-Sand, and Utter-Bank.
Drooge.
Small Bank.
White-Bank.
Easter-Bank.
Stone-Bank.
Geer.
Eastern and Northern Rases.
Calloert and Querns.
Banjaert.
New-Sand.
The Hill.
Ourust.
The Shoots-man
The Laegten.
Springer.
Keet-werf.
The Hinder.
West-Plat.
The Broad-fourteens.
The Hard, Outer-Rib, & Small-acht.
Reysers-Plat.
Vogel-Sand.
Schieringhalls.
Bree-Sand.
Langer-Sand.
Hendrick-Traerts Plat.
Schorre-Ground.
The Abdt.
Camper-Sand.
Born-Riff.
The Watt.
Ruyt-Sand.
Ransel.
Scuyt-Sand.
Leysand.
Bandt.
Watt.
The Old-Doge.
Rode-Sand.
The Hooge.
The South-Grounds.
North-Ground.
Hodemer-Sand, Iseren, Hendrick, and Blavoort.
Ballast-Plaet.
New-Ground, or Broad-Rug.
New-Grounds.
The Quade.
Nuval, Elan, and Gorde.
The Voren.
Silter-Riff.
Coer-Sand and Iurt-Sand.
Phann Knuts.
Riefhorn.
Iutland-Riff.
Directions for sayling into the Harbours and Channels on the Coast of Hol∣land and Zealand, from Ameland to the Weilings; Shewing the Marks and Depths of Water for Piloting a Ship through any of them.
Ameland-Gat.
For to sayl into Ameland-Gat, coming out of the Sea.
Easter-Booms-Gat at the Schelling.
Wester-Booms-Gat at the Schelling.
The Ietting.
Stortemeleck.
To sayl in at the Spaniards-Channel.
The Slenck.
To sayl into Land-deep.
To sayl into the Mase.
To sayl into the Mase with a northerly Wind.
The Goerees-Gat.
To sayl in at the Brewers-Haven.
Directions for Sayling into all the Harbours upon the East-Coast of Eng∣land, from the Downs to Flambrough-head; shewing the Marks for bringing a Ship to an anchor in any of the Roads and Harbours on the said Coast; The Depth and Soundings amongst the Sands; and the Nature and Quality of the Ground; With the setting of the Tydes, &c.
Directions for the Mouth of the River.
Directions for sayling from Tilbury-Hope down to the Buoy of the Nower.
Directions to sayl from the Nower to the northward through the Swin.
Other directions for the Swin, and so through the Kings-Channel to∣wards the Downs.
To sayl unto Cowen and Malden-Water.
Directions to sayl into Harwich coming from the southwards.
Other Directions for Harwich coming from the Northwards.
Other directions to sayl into Harwich.
To sayl out of Harwich.
To know Bawdsey, Oasly, and Alter∣ton-Churches.
To sayl out of the Sledway to the North-Foreland.
To sayl out at the back-side of the Gun-fleet.
To sayl by the Naze to the Northwards.
To sayl clear of Alborough-Knapes.
To sayl to the westward of the Whiting-Sand.
To run in to the castward of the Whiting.
Directions from the Buoy of the Buxey down to the Kings-Channel, and from thence to the Northwards.
From the Sonk to the Long-Sand, and so to the North-Foreland.
To sayl alongst the Coast by Albo∣rough, Dunwich, and Covehith.
To sayl within the Banks of Yarmouth.
To sayl into Yarmouth-Road through the Holms.
To sayl from Yarmouth through the Sands.
To sayl by Wintertonness.
To sayl from Wintertonness to Stamford.
To sayl through Yarmouth-Roads to the Northwards.
Directions for St. Nicholas-Gat and Yarmouth-Road.
Marks of the Channel are as follows.
Yarmouth-Road.
To sayl into Blakney.
To sayl into Wells.
Directions for Lin-Deeps, between Win∣tertonness and the Spurn-head.
Bornham.
To sayl to the eastern Channel of Lin.
To sayl from Cromer to Blakney into Boston-Deep.
To sayl to Boston-deep, within Boston-Knock.
To sayl without Boston-Knock into Boston-Deep.
Other directions for Boston-Deep.
To sayl out of the Deep.
Directions to sayl into Humber, and so to Hull.
To sayl into Humber coming from the Southward.
What Moon maketh High-water at any of these Places.
Of the Tydes, and setting of the Currents.
Courses and Distances of Places, from the North-Foreland to Cocquet-Island.
Thwart Courses over Sea.
Directions for Piloting a Ship from the Point of the Hope, over the Flats, to the Downs, and from thence to the westward alongst the Coast of England as far as Silly; shewing the Marks for going into the most Emi∣nent Harbours: With a perfect Tyde-Table, shewing what time it is full Sea in all these Ports, and how long; and upon what Point of the Compass the Tyde runneth in the Channel.
Directions for sayling from Tilbury-Hope down to the Buoy of the Nower.
To sayl from the Buoy of the Nower to Sheerness up the West-Swale.
For to sayl into Quinborough.
Directions for sayling from the Buoy of the Nower over the Flats, and through the Narrow into the Downs.
The Mark to Ride in Marget-Road.
The Gore.
Westgate-Bay.
A Description of the Channels.
Black-Deeps.
Barrow-Deeps.
The Narrow.
The Swin.
The Kings-Channel.
The Wallet.
The Spits.
Directions to sayl from Margaret-Road to the North-Foreland, and the Marks for both Channels in the Downs.
Directions for going into Marget-Peer.
Marks for the North end of the Good∣win-Sands, and other directions for such as may be forced to the South∣wards from the Foreland in the Night.
To sayl through the Gulls.
Directions to sayl from the North-Fore∣land through the Gulls in the Night.
Directions for Dover-Road, and so to Dongeness, and to the Westward to Beachy, and from thence to the Isle of Wight.
To sayl into the Camber of Rye.
To sayl into New-Haven.
To sayl into Shorum.
To sayl into Arundel.
Marks to go into the Isle of Wight.
Directions for Piloting a Ship in at the East end of the Isle of Wight, and to Portsmouth-Harbour; and also for Hampton-Water.
The thwart Mark of Nomans-Land.
To sayl into Portsmouth.
To sayl within the Wight in thick Weather.
To sayl within the Isle of Wight, com∣ing from the East.
To sayl to the westward from St. Hellens.
To sayl into Stokes-Bay.
To sayl into Hampton-Water, both from the East and West; and also to be between the Sand called the Brambles and the Main.
Directions to sayl into Pool.
Directions for Portland, and sayling into Weymouth.
To sayl from Portland to Exmouth.
To sayl into Dartmouth.
To sayl into Plymouth.
To sayl into Cat-Water.
To sayl into Foy.
To sayl into Mounts-Bay.
Directions to sayl into Silly.
Directions for sayling in the Channel, betwixt England and France, in thick and dark Weather.
Of the Tydes and setting of the Cur∣rents: As also what Moon ma∣keth High-Water.
In what Depths you may make the Land.
Courses and Distances.
Latitudes.
An Advertisement.
Instruments for Navigation.
Other Mathematical Instruments.
Mathematical Books.
The English Pilot,
The Coasting Pilot;
Atlas Maritimus.
Atlas Terrestris,
Atlas Magnae Britaniae, & Hiberniae.
Atlas Civitatum & Urbium,
Atlas Coelestis,
Practical Navigation:
The Description and Use of the Triangular-Quadrant.
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