Maritime Notes and Queries: A Record of Shipping Law and Usage ... Compiled, Chiefly, from the Shipping and Mercantile Gazette Daily Newspaper ..., Volume 2

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Sir William Mitchell

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Page 57 - ... of the seas, men-ofwar, fire, enemies, pirates, rovers, thieves, jettisons, letters of mart and countermart, surpri.sals, takings at sea, arrests, restraints and detainments of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever, barratry of the master and mariners, and of all other perils, losses, and misfortunes that have or shall come to the hurt, detriment, or damage of the said goods and merchandises and ship, &c., or any part thereof...
Page 3 - Fire, Enemies, Pirates, Rovers, Thieves, Jettisons, Letters of Mart and Countermart, Surprisals, Takings at Sea, Arrests, Restraints and Detainments of all Kings, Princes, and People, of what Nation, -Condition or Quality soever...
Page 41 - A seaman's right to wages and provisions shall be taken to commence either at the time at which he commences work or at the time specified in the agreement for his commencement of work or presence on board, whichever first happens.
Page 50 - Act in an official log book shall be made as soon as possible after the occurrence to which it relates...
Page 75 - The names, addresses, and occupations of the persons who have ceased to be members since the last list was made, and the number of shares held by each of them. The above list and summary shall be contained in a separate part of the register, and shall be completed within seven days after such fourteenth day as is mentioned in this section, and a copy shall forthwith be forwarded to the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
Page 180 - ... or as near thereto as is practicable, in white or yellow on a dark ground, or in black on a light ground, a circular disc 12 inches in diameter, with a horizontal line 18 inches in length drawn through its centre.
Page 69 - American or foreign, for any embezzlement, loss, or destruction by any person of any property, goods, or merchandise shipped or put on board of such vessel, or for any loss, damage, or injury by collision, or for any act, matter, or thing, loss, damage, or forfeiture, done, occasioned, or incurred, without the privity or knowledge of such owner or owners...
Page 180 - ... that the owner of the ship, and the master and every agent charged with the loading of the ship, or the preparing...
Page 179 - ... her being sent to sea in a seaworthy state, or that her going to sea in such unseaworthy state was, under the circumstances, reasonable and justifiable, and for the purpose of giving such proof he may give evidence in the same manner as any other witness.
Page 180 - ... (3.) He shall also once in every twelve months, immediately before the ship proceeds to sea, send or deliver to the collector or other principal officer of Customs of the port of registry of the ship a statement in writing of the distance in feet and inches between the centre of the disc and the upper edge of each of the lines indicating the position of the ship's decks which is above that centre...

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