Life-boat, Volume 2, Issue 1 (Google eBook)

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Royal National Lifeboat Institution, 1853 - Shipwrecks
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Page 103 - I am directed by the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 20th ult.
Page 83 - ... salvage ; and in cases where such ship or boat is destroyed, or where the value thereof is insufficient, after payment of the actual expenses incurred, to pay the amount of salvage due in respect of any life or lives, the Board of Trade may in its discretion award to the salvors of such life or lives...
Page 62 - Strip the body and rub it dry ; then wrap it in hot blankets, and place it in a warm bed, in a warm chamber, free from smoke. III. Wipe and cleanse the mouth and nostrils.
Page 62 - The friction must be continued under the blanket or over the dry clothing. Promote the warmth of the body by the application of hot flannels, bottles, or bladders of hot water, heated bricks, &c., to the pit of the stomach, the arm-pits, between the thighs, and to the soles of the feet.
Page 162 - The above treatment should be persevered in for some hours, as it is an erroneous opinion that persons are irrecoverable because life does not soon make its appearance, persons having been restored after persevering for many hours.
Page 117 - And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms. 29 Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day.
Page 167 - ... numbers to be subject to such conditions and variations, according to the time of year, the nature of the voyage, the cargo carried, or other circumstances, as the case requires.
Page 62 - Replace the patient on the face, raising and supporting the chest well on a folded coat or other article of dress.
Page 186 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord ; for they rest from their labours ; and their works do follow them, Rev.
Page 145 - Person acting under it, be liable to any Action, Suit, Account, Claim, or Demand whatsoever for or in respect of any Act or Matter done or omitted to be done, in the Distribution of such Damages as aforesaid : (6.) If the Amount paid to Her Majesty's Paymaster General in Manner aforesaid is insufficient to meet the Demands upon it, the several Claims thereon shall abate proportionally.

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