Instructions to surveyors of ships

Front Cover
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 26 - The distant signal, consisting of a square flag, having either above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball.
Page 52 - A passenger steamer shall be provided with a safety valve on each boiler, so constructed as to be out of the control of the engineer when the steam is up, and if...
Page 88 - Sea, and also except such ships or classes of ships bound to ports on the eastern coast of America north of the thirtyfifth 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...
Page 88 - It is shown, by a certificate under the hand of an inspector appointed by the Board of Trade, to be proper for use on board ship...
Page 91 - Act unless there be in the ship properly constructed privies for the use of the crew, of such number and of such construction as may be approved by the surveyor of ships.
Page 96 - ... 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 93 - ... magistrate sitting at a police court or other place appointed in that behalf ; and (4.) Elsewhere, any justice or justices of the peace...
Page 27 - Every sea-going steam ship (unless used solely as a steam tug) shall be provided with a hose adapted for the purpose of extinguishing fire in any part of the ship and capable of being connected with the engines of the ship...
Page 75 - ... deck, available for cargo, or stores, or for the berthing or accommodation of passengers or crew, the tonnage of such space shall...

Bibliographic information