obx-elizabeth2-02 Full size 216 × 293 pixels Snakes and Shipwrecks: Summer fun in the Outer Banks The traverse board, which resembles a compass, is one tool sometimes illiterate 16th Century sailors use to plot the time, speed and direction of their course. Each four hours, the results are recorded on a chart. Previous imageobx-elizabeth2-01 Next imageobx-frog Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and site URL in my browser for next time I post a comment. Notify me of new posts by email.