The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs, Volume 51

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Brown, Son and Ferguson, 1882 - Naval art and science
 

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Page 87 - Mates are made compulsory, the qualifications have been kept as low as possible; but it must be distinctly understood that it is the intention of the Board of Trade to raise the standard from time to time, whenever, as will no doubt be the case, the general attainments of officers in the Merchant Service shall render it possible to do so without inconvenience...
Page 650 - ... steam vessel navigating any river or narrow channel shall keep as far as is practicable...
Page 608 - Persons attending as witnesses before the court shall be allowed such expenses as would be allowed to witnesses attending before a court of record ; and in case of dispute as to the amount to be allowed, the same shall be referred by the court to a master of one of the superior courts, who, on request under the hands of the members of the court, shall ascertain and certify the proper amount of such expenses...
Page 50 - ... and the right to dispose of the same as well as the rights over the productions of the country, whether mineral, vegetable, or animal, with the rights of making laws, coining money, creating an army and navy, levying customs...
Page 199 - A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain. And drinking largely sobers us again.
Page 952 - Treasury" shall mean the Lord High Treasurer for the time being, or the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for the time being, or any three or more of them...
Page 608 - Trade, stating the causes of the explosion, and all the circumstances attending the same, with the evidence, adding thereto any observations thereon, or on the evidence, or on any matters arising out of the investigation which they think right to make...
Page 915 - British possession : (c) where some of the crew of a British ship which has been wrecked or to which a casualty has occurred, and who are competent witnesses to the facts, are found in...
Page 650 - Whenever any vessel proceeding in one direction meets a vessel proceeding in another direction, and the master or other person having charge of either such vessel perceives that if both vessels continue their respective courses they will pass so near as to involve any risk of a collision, he shall put the helm of his vessel to port, so as to pass on the port side of the other vessel...
Page 496 - Every steamship, when approaching another ship so as to involve risk of collision, shall slacken her speed, or if necessary stop and reverse ; and every steamship shall, when in a fog, go at a moderate speed.

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