Advance or Retard: How Not to Be Confused When Ship’s Clock is Adjusted

Capt. John

Clock changes are part of seaman’s life. The first time I heard about the ship’s time being retarded was, well, a bit confusing. How could time be retarded when it only ticks and doesn’t think? Then I learned that it will be moved backwards to comply with the Daylight Saving Time. Perhaps I wasn’t...

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