Dana's Seaman's friend

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George Philip and Son, 1856 - 365 pages
 

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Page 101 - And in order that the above provisions as to forfeitures may be carried into effect, it shall be lawful for any commissioned officer on full pay in the military or naval service of Her Majesty, or any British officer of customs, or any British consular officer, to...
Page 114 - By f 2, on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action, or other proceeding in any court of justice, or before any person having by law, or by consent of parties, authority to hear, receive and examine evidence...
Page 167 - ... voyage, or for absence at any time without leave and without sufficient reason from his vessel and from his duty, not amounting to desertion, by forfeiture from his wages of not more than two days' pay or sufficient to defray any expenses which shall have been properly incurred in hiring a substitute.
Page 227 - British ship, who by wilful breach of dutv, or by neglect of duty, or by reason of drunkenness, does any act tending to the immediate loss, destruction, or serious damage...
Page 307 - ... (average thickness), deducting from this length what is due to the rake of the bow in the thickness of the deck and what is due to the rake of the stern timber in the thickness of the deck, and also what is due to the rake of the stern timber in...
Page 117 - In narrow channels every steam vessel shall, when it is safe and practicable, keep to that side of the fairway or mid-channel which lies on the starboard side of such vessel.
Page 228 - ... ship, the true nature and value of which have not at the time of shipment been declared by the owner or shipper thereof to the owner or master of the ship in the bills of lading or otherwise in writing, are lost or damaged by reason of any robbery, embezzlement, making away with, or secreting thereof.
Page 307 - Then the hold being first sufficiently cleared to admit of the required depths and breadths being properly taken, find the transverse area of...
Page 232 - In cases where any liability has been or is alleged to have been incurred by any owner in respect of loss of life, personal injury, or loss of or damage to ships, boats, or goods...
Page 116 - Whenever any ship, whether a steam or sailing ship, proceeding in one direction, meets another ship, whether a steam or tailing ship, proceeding in another direction, so that if both ships were to continue their respective courses they would pass so near as to involve any risk of a collision, the helms of both ships shall be put to port so as to pass on the port side of each other...

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