Regulations and instructions relating to his majesty's service at sea, established by his majesty in council

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1734 - 188 pages

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Page 4 - George the second, intituled, "an act for naturalizing such foreign Protestants and "others therein mentioned as are settled or shall settle in any of his " Majesty's Colonies in America...
Page 43 - He is responsible for the whole conduct and good government of the ship, and for the due execution of all regulations which concern the several duties of the officers and company of the ship, who are to obey him in all things which he shall direct for the service of the United States.
Page 51 - The Captain is to take care when any inferior officers or volunteer seamen are turned over into the ship under his command from any other ship, not to rate them on the ship's books in a worse quality, or lower degree or station, than they served in the ship they were removed from; and for his guidance he is to demand from the commander of the ship from which they are turned over, a list, under his hand, of their names and qualities.
Page 138 - He is likewise to teach the other youths of the ship according to such orders as he shall receive from the Captain and with regard to their several capacities, whether in reading, writing or otherwise.
Page 67 - The Captain is frequently to order the proper officers to inspect into the condition of the provisions, and if the bread proves...
Page 97 - He is duly to observe the appearances of coasts; and if he discovers any new shoals, or rocks under water, to note them down in his journal, with their bearing and depth of water.
Page 47 - Navy, in order to the trying of him by a courtmartial, and in the mean time he may put him under confinement. The Commander is never by his own authority to discharge a commission or warrant officer, nor to punish or strike him, but he may suspend or confine them, and when he comes in the way of a Commander in chief, apply to him for holding a court-martial.
Page 62 - Each man had a pound of biscuit a day, and as much small beer as he could drink, or a pint of wine, or half a pint of brandy, rum or arrack.
Page 68 - When in port, if it can be done conveniently, at a reasonable rate. the crew shall he supplied two days in each week with fresh meat. one day in lieu of salt beef, and the other in lieu of salt pork; and it is to be observed that one pound and a half of fresh meat is considered equal to one pound of salt beef, or three quarters of a pound of salt pork; and the amount of the vegetables, greens, and thickening for the soup, is to be equal to the amount of the articles which may, on the day of issue...
Page 45 - COLONIES, are ftriiily required to fhew in themfelves a good example of honor and virtue to their officers and men, and to be very vigilant in...

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