The guide-book to the government medicine chest, for merchant seamen, by a physician

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Page 12 - ... 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 9 - Every such place shall be kept free from stores or goods of any kind, not being the personal property of the crew in use during the voyage : (4.) Every such place shall be properly caulked, and in all other respects securely and properly constructed and well ventilated : And if any such place in any ship...
Page 11 - Every master shall keep on board proper weights and measures for the purpose of determining the quantities of the several provisions and articles served out, and shall allow the same to be used at the time of serving out such provisions and articles, in the presence of a witness, whenever any dispute arises about such quantities, and in default shall, for every offense, be liable to a penalty of not more than $50.
Page 10 - Vessels, he shall signify the same in writing to the Chief Officer of Customs of the Port where such Ship is lying, and also to the Master, Owner, or Consignee thereof, and thereupon the Master of such Ship, before proceeding to Sea, shall produce to such Chief Officer of Customs a Certificate under the Hand of such Medical Inspector or of some other Medical Inspector, to the Effect that such Deficiency has been supplied or remedied, or that such improper Vessels have been replaced by proper Vessels,...
Page 13 - Trade shall from time to time issue and cause to be published a scale of medicines and medical stores suitable to accidents and diseases arising on sea voyages : (2.) The owner of every ship navigating between the United Kingdom and any place out of the same shall provide and cause to be...
Page 12 - 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 12 - 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 12 - ... 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 11 - 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 11 - 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...

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