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Page 2 - He will be questioned as to his knowledge of invoices, charter-party, Lloyd's agent, and as to the nature of bottomry, and he must be acquainted with the leading lights of the channel he has been accustomed to navigate, or which he is going to use.
Page 3 - 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 5 - ... or who forges, assists in forging, or procures to be forged, or fraudulently alters, assists in fraudulently altering, or procures to be fraudulently altered, any such certificate or...
Page 1 - The qualifications required for the several ranks undermentioned are as follow : — 9. A SECOND MATE must be seventeen years of age, and must have been four years at sea. IN NAVIGATION. — He must write a legible hand, and understand the first five rules of arithmetic, and the use of logarithms. He must be able to work a day's work complete, including the bearings and distance of the port he is bound to, by Mercator's method ; to correct the sun's declination for longitude, and find his latitude...
Page 1 - Consul of the country to which the ship in which the candidate served belonged, or by some other recognised official authority of that country, or by the testimony of some credible person on the spot having personal knowledge of the facts required to be established. Upon application to the...
Page 30 - SIR : I have the honor to report, for the information of the major general commanding, that the situation here is not improving since my last report.