Supplement to Bergen's Epitome of navigation, containing the new questions required by the Board of trade

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Page 49 - In the following table give the correct magnetic bearing of the distant object, and thence the deviation. 8. With the deviation as above, give the courses you would steer by the Standard Compass to make the following courses, correct magnetic : — . . 9.
Page 51 - Ship's Head by Standard Compass. Bearing of distant object by Standard Compass. Deviation required. Ship's Head by Standard Compass.
Page 119 - Act may be prosecuted summarily, and every penalty under this Act may be recovered and enforced summarily in like manner as offences and penalties under " The Merchant Shipping Act, 1854," and the Acts amending the same.
Page 119 - ship laden with a grain cargo" means a ship carrying a cargo of which the portion consisting of grain is more than one-third of the registered tonnage of the ship, and that third shall be computed, where the grain is reckoned in measures of capacity, at the rate of one hundred cubic feet for each ton of registered tonnage, and where the grain is reckoned in measures of weight, at the rate of two tons weight for each ton of registered tonnage.
Page 119 - ... the kind of grain and the quantity thereof, which quantity may be stated in cubic feet, or in quarters, or bushels, or in tons weight; and (ii.) the mode in which the grain cargo is stowed; and (iii.) the precautions taken against shifting.
Page 118 - ... of the grain carried in the hold or compartment (as the case may be) shall be in bags supported on suitable platforms laid upon the grain in bulk : Provided that this regulation with respect to bags shall not apply...
Page 118 - To a ship laden at a port in the Mediterranean or Black Sea if the ship is divided into compartments which are formed by substantial transverse partitions and are fitted with longitudinal bulkheads or such shifting boards...
Page 119 - The master shall also deliver a similar notice to the proper officer of customs in the United Kingdom, together with the report required to be made by the Customs Consolidation Act, 1876 (39 & 40 Vict.
Page 121 - Question. 1 What is the first adjustment of the sextant ? 2 How do you make that adjustment ? 3 What is the second adjustment ? 4 Describe how you make that adjustment. 5 What is the third adjustment ? 6 How would you make the third adjustment ? 7 In the absence of a screw how would you proceed ? 8 How would you find the index error by the horizon ? 9 How is it to be applied ? 10 Place the index at error of minutes to be added, clamp it, and leave it.

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