This Help File is a compilation and reference for the document stored at the Vero Beach Public Library reputedly authored by Jack Haskins regarding the 1715 Fleet. There are other known copies that have been collected and recorded as found at the Islamorada Public Library. The source document used herein was Xerox copied and then rendered via Adobe Acrobat X. The resulting digital file was carefully edited to reflect complete typographic authenticity of the original document image.
The first page of the document bears this imprint:
The pages of the original document are inscribed with hand-written notations from a person using the initials of "RD". All of those notations have been removed from the content of this Help File. In a few instances English words were corrected for spelling. Occasionally the word Capitana is represented in the original document as "C", and the word Almiranta is represented in the original document as "A".
Throughout the document there are parenthetic notes by Jack Haskins bearing his initials as "JH".
Libre Office version 6.3 word processor was used to edit and re-build the OCR product of the original document into a final digital text file. This Help FIle was built using HelpNDoc Standard Edition 220.127.116.11. All work was performed by T. L. Armstrong in the building of the digital text file and this corresponding Help File.
The original document is paginated and that pagination is NOT included in the topics of this Help File.
Some tabular data was produced in table format. Some tabular data was imaged in place to preserve column layout & presentation.
There are hyper-links for latitude fixes throughout, which will take you to one of three separate charts where you can find the position quoted.
- The ranges for Chart North: 28 degrees and 12 minutes in the north extent to 27 degrees and 47 minutes in the south extent.
- The ranges for Chart Middle: 27 degrees and 46 minutes in the north extenxt to 27 degrees and 24 minutes in the south extent.
- The ranges for Chart South: 27 degrees and 24 minutes in the north extent to 27 degrees and 00 minutes in the south extent.