Longitude

Events

John Harrison is born

March 1693

Five Warships are lost

October 22, 1707

Petition is signed to demand governments attention to longitude

1714

Harrison makes first sea clock, H-1

1735

H-2 and H-3 are made

1758

H-4 is made

1759

H-4 only loses 5 seconds at sea

1762

H-5 is made

1770

Harrison gets most of longitude prize

1773

Harrison dies

March 24, 1776