A guide-book to the government medicine chest, for merchant seamen

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Page 9 - ... long afterward as such consumption of salt provisions continues; the lime or lemon juice and sugar daily at the rate of half an ounce each per day; and the vinegar weekly at the rate of half a pint per week for each member of the crew.
Page 10 - The following rules shall be observed with respect to expenses attendant on illness and death ; (that is to say,) (1.) If the master or any seaman or apprentice receives any hurt or injury in the service of the ship to which he belongs, the expense of providing the necessary surgical and medical advice, with attendance and medicines, and of his subsistence until he is cured, or dies, or is brought back to some port in the United Kingdom...
Page 9 - Foreign-going Ship (except those bound to European Ports or to Ports in the Mediterranean Sea, and also except such Ships or Classes of Ships bound to Ports on the Eastern Coast of America North of the Thirty-fifth Degree of North Latitude and to any Islands or Places in the Atlantic Ocean North of the same Limit, as the Board of Trade may from Time to Time exempt from this Enactment,) shall...
Page 9 - Viet. c. 112., by which it is enacted " that every ship navigating between the United Kingdom and any place out of the same shall have and keep constantly on board a sufficient supply of medicines suitable to accidents and diseases arising on sea voyages, in accordance with the scale...
Page 10 - Majesty, the amount, with full costs of suit, shall be recovered as a debt due to Her Majesty ; and every ship having one hundred persons or upwards on board, and every ship, the voyage of which shall be deemed under the provisions of the Act passed in the sixth year of the reign of her present Majesty, intituled 'An Act for regulating the carriage of passengers in merchant vessels...
Page 10 - And whereas by an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, intituled An Act to amend and consolidate the Laws relating to Merchant Seamen, and for keeping a Register of Seamen, it is, among other things, enacted, that every Ship ' having One hundred Persons or upwards on board...
Page 10 - ... in case the master or any seaman shall receive any hurt or injury in the service of the ship, the expense of providing the necessary surgical and medical advice, with attendance and medicines and for his subsistence, until he shall have been cured, or shall have been brought back to some port of the United Kingdom...
Page 9 - Gazette; and every Ship (except those bound to European Ports or to Ports in the Mediterranean Sea) shall also have on board a sufficient Quantity of Lime or Lemon Juice, Sugar, and Vinegar...
Page 10 - ... or shall have been brought back to some port of the United Kingdom, shall, together with the costs of his conveyance to the United Kingdom, be defrayed by the said owner of the ship without any deduction whatever on that account from the wages of such master or seaman ; and, if paid by any officer or other person on behalf of Her Majesty, the amount, with full costs of suit, shall be recovered as a debt due to Her Majesty ; and every ship having one hundred persons or upwards on board, and \fnat...
Page 9 - ... pounds for each and every default ; and in case of default of serving out sUch lime or lemon juice, sugar, or vinegar, as aforesaid, the master shall incur a penalty of five pounds for each and every default ; and in case the master or any seaman shall receive any hurt or injury in the service of the ship, the expense of providing the necessary surgical and medical advice, with attendance and medicines, and for his subsistence until he shall have been cured, or shall have...

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