Journey Plotter version 2.4 has been released.
Position tools and a gazetteer have been added to assist in calculating the ship's position. The new tools are described in detail in the Position Tools Pane section.
Also a number of other small changes and bug fixes.
It's available from the Journey Plotter Download page, which also lists the changes in more detail.
A new page has been added to the website: On This Day.
Read a random log-book page for this day from the many ships available.
Journey Plotter Mobile for Android™ version 1.2 has been released.
Main changes: if available additional, dead-reckoning positions are shown; animated ship symbol movement between consecutive dates; change map type (normal, satellite, hybrid, terrain); some performance improvements and small bug fixes.
The Mobile Download page lists the changes in more detail.
It can be used on both phones and tablets.
They are used as a source for research whilst editing the official log-books of Royal Navy ships from the World War 1 era.
Many thanks to the late Gordon Smith for graciously letting us use the information available from naval-history.netopen_in_new.
Thanks in equal measure to Silvia Cavalieri for her valuable help with the graphics and testing the applications.
For the latter also Steeleye needs a warm word of appreciation.
Thanks to Caro for helping me with my shortcomings with the English language.
And thanks, of course, to all those volunteers who transcribed and edited the log-books.