Hints on the Legal Duties of Shipmasters

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C. Griffin, 1903 - Maritime law - 230 pages
 

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Page 137 - ART. 31. When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance from other vessels or from the shore, the following shall be the signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, viz. : — In the daytime — 1. A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute. 2. The International Code signal of distress indicated by NC 3. The distant signal, consisting of a square flag, having either above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball. 4. A continuous sounding...
Page ii - SPLENDID BOOK . . . contains paragraphs on every point of Interest to the Merchant Marine. The 243 pages of this book are THE MOST VALUABLE to the sea captain that have EVER been COMPILED."— Merchant Service Review.
Page 29 - ENGINE-ROOM PRACTICE : A Handbook for Engineers and Officers in the Royal Navy and Mercantile Marine, including the Management of the Main and Auxiliary Engines on Board Ship. BY JOHN G. LIVERSIDGE...
Page 36 - Part I. Papers relating to Temperature, Elasticity, and Expansion of Vapours, Liquids, and Solids. Part II. Papers on Energy and its Transformations. Part III. Papers on Wave-Forms, Propulsion of Vessels, &c.
Page 28 - English and Foreign Boilers with their Heat Efficiencies shown in Fifty Tables — Fire Grates of Various Types — Mechanical Stokers — Combustion of Fuel in Boilers — Transmission of Heat through Boiler Plates, and their Temperature — Feed Water Heaters, Superheaters, Feed Pumps, &c. — Smoke and its Prevention — Instruments used in Testing Boilers — Marine and Locomotive Boilers — Fuel Testing Stations — Discussion of the Trials and Conclusions — On the Choice of a Boiler, and...
Page 156 - ... beyond such distance without previously paying the additional fare for the additional distance, and with intent to avoid payment thereof...
Page 20 - Any regulations as to conduct on board, and as to fines, short allowance of provisions, or other lawful punishments for misconduct, which have been sanctioned by the Board of Trade...
Page 42 - ... Levers — The Wheel and Axle : Windlass ; Ship's Capstan ; Crab Winch— Tackles : the "Old Man"— The Inclined Plane; the Screw— The Centre of Gravity of a Ship and Cargo — Relative .Strength of Rope : Steel Wire, Manilla, Hemp, Coir — Derricks and Shears — Calculation of the Cross-breaking Strain of Fir Spar — Centre of Effort of Sails — Hydrostatics: the Diving-bell ; Stability of Floating Bodies ; the Ship's Pump, &c. " THIS EXCELLENT BOOK . . . contains a LARGE AMOUNT of information....
Page 30 - North- Western Railway, India. Contents. — Discussion of the Term "Light Railways." — English Railways, Rates, and Farmers. — Light Railways in Belgium, France, Italy, other European Countries, America and the Colonies, India, Ireland. — Road Transport as an alternative. — The Light Railways Act, 1896. — The Question of Gauge. — Construction and Working. — Locomotives and Rolling-Stock. — Light Railways in England, Scotland, and Wales. — Appendices and Index.
Page 40 - Henry VIII. — To Death of Mary — During Elizabeth's Reign — Up to the Reign of William III.— The 18th and 19th Centuries— Institution oJ Examinations — Rise and Progress of Steam Propulsion — Development of Free Trade— Shipping Legislation, 1862 to 1875— " Locksley Hall" Case— Shipmasters' Societies — Loading of Ships — Shipping Legislation, 1884 to 1894 — Statistics of Shipping.

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