Charles Edward Pollock Frederic Philip Maude.

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of build unknown, insert
"Foreign. — Time and place of
" build are unknown to the de-
" darant."
or.

If a condemned ship, insert
" Condemned by the Court of
'* {naming ike Court], on the
** day of .*•



(d) If in the presence of a regis-
trar he will add to his sig-
nature
" Eeglstrar of the port of ."

If in the presence of a mugis-
trate, his description should
be added, as, fDr example,
" Justice of the peace acting in
" and for [natning the county, citp,
** borough, 4«., as iMe ease smv
" *#1."



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(a) See M. 8. Act, 18M, a. 74.



* Alter according to cireum-
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APPENDIX.

Declaration by Mortgagee taking by TransmisHon(a).



No.



DaU rf RegittTf,



Name of Ship.



Number of decks
Number of masts
Rigging

Stem •• ••



British or
Foreign built.



Port of Registry.



How propelled.



By Heam or mls^ atd if
by steaatf whet her by
foddUt or serem^



Nature qf and whe-
ther standing or
running bowsprit.

Round square or
other description.



Build
Gallery
Head
Framework



Caroel or elimeker.

Descripticm ^

Kind^.

Wood or other mmiorimL



Measurements,

Length from the fore part of stem under the bowsprit to

the aft side of the head of the stem post • •

Main breadth to outside of plank •• .. .** . <
Depth in hold from tonnage deck to ceiling at midships



Feet.



Tenths.



TonTuxge,

Tonnage under tonnage deck

Closed- in spaces above the tonnage deck, if any, viz. :
Space or spaces between decks • • • •

Poop •• •• •• •• •• ••

Round-house

Other inclosed spaces, if any, naming them • •



Total



No. of Tom.



Additional Particulars for Steamers,

Deduction for space required for propelling power (say
whether -^ths or -f^ihs, or as measured) • •

Length of engine room (if measured) •• ••

Eng^es •• •• r* •• •• •• ••

Combined power (estimated horse-power) • • • .



Tons.



Feet. Tenths.



Number of Engines.



No. of honcs-povcr.



Register tonnage (after making deduction for )
space for propelling power in steamers) $



in the coimty of



declare as



I, the undersigned A, B. of
follows: —

I declare that the person appearing by the register book to be the mortgagee
of shares in the ship above described* [died at in the comnty ^

having first duly made his will, dated the day qf whereby he appohsUd ■■«



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Declakation bt Mortgagee taking by Transmissioit — emtinued.

exteutor, and I proved his said mU on the day qf in the Court of ],

or l^died at in the county of on the day qf intestate, and that

letters qf administration qfhis estate and effects were on the day ff duly

granted to me by the Court of ],

or,
We declare that C. D., the person 'appearing on the register book to be the
mortgagee of shares in the ship above described* [^was on the

day <4 duly adjudged a bankrupt^, or {was duly declared insolvent'], and

that we were on the day of appointed assignees of the said

C D; and we are by law entitled to be reg^istered as mortgagees of the said
shares of the said ship in place of &e said C D,,

or, ^

I declare that on the day of 1 intermarried with and am now the

husband of C. D,, the person appearing on the reg^ister book to be the mort.

Sigee of shares in the said ship, and I declare that on such marriage

e interest of the said C D, became by law vested in me, and that I am
entitled to be registered as mortgagee of the said shares in place of the
said C. D,

And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be
true.

(Signed)
Made and subscribed by the above-named A. B,
in the presence of me

( Signed ) Registrar or Justice of the Peace,



The following Forms, which relate to the hiring, payment and
discharge of Seamen ; also to their discipline and Medical
Stores, are issued by the Board of Trade (a).



(a) See M. S. Act, 1854, s. 9.



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APPENDIX.



SCALE of MEDICINES and MEDICAL STORES suitable to

British Merchant Ships namgating between the

Issued by the Board of Trade, in pur-



Names of Medicines, Medicaments, &o.



Proportions for Ships carrying the nnder-
mentioned number of Mni and Boys.



Column 1.
10 and under.



Column 2.

From 11 to 20,
inclusive.



Columns.

21 and np-
wirds.



Castor oil .• •• •• •• •• •• ••

Epsom salts • •• ••

Calomel ••• •• .• •• •• ••

Powder of jalap •• •• •

Ditto rhubarb •• ••

Cream of tartar •• •• •• •• •• ••

Sulphur (sublimed) • • • r*

Alum .• •• •• •• •• •• •• ••

Powdered ginger •• •• •• ••

Sulphate of quinine •• •• .. •• ••

Ditto ditto, in vessels trading to the east or west coast

of Africa ; to the coast of China and Borneo • •
Balsam of copaiba .• •• •• •• ••

Carbonate of magnesia •• •• •• •• ..

Olive oil

Spirit of turpentine •• •• •• •• •• ••

Laudanum .. •• •• •• .. ••

Bicarbonate of soda . . . • - • • • • .

Tartaric acid (powdered) • • . . • • • • • •

Goulard's extract

Compound chalk powder (in a stoppered bottle)

Dover's powder.. •• .. .. •• •• •.

Essence of peppermint, each ounce to contain 1 dram of the

oil

Purging pills, each to contain of the compound extract of

colocynth 4 grains and calomel 1 grain

Ditto powders, each to contain of calomel 2 grains and com-
pound powder of jalap 1 dram

Opium pills, each to contain of opium 1 grain and Castile

soap 4 grains

Emetic powders, each to contain ipecacuanha 1 scruple and

emetic tartar 2 grains • . • • • • » • • .

Blue pills, 5 grains each • . • • • . • •

Powders, sudorific, 10 grains of nitre, 10 grains of cream of

tartar, and 5 grains of Dover's powder . •
Simple ointment .. .. •• •• ••

Mercurial ditto •• •• •• •• •• ••

Basilicon ditto •• •• •• ••

Blistering plaister •• •• •• •• ••

Adhesive plaister (in tin case) •• •• •• «.

The solution of the chloride of zinc . • • • • *

Tincture of rhubarb •• .. •• •• •• ••

Opodeldoc •• •• •• .• •• -• ••

Paregoric •



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6 ounces
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14 pints
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1

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Note 1.— Section 224 of "The Merchant Shipping Act, 185i," contains the following provisions, vis. :— «*The
following rules shall be observed with respect to medicines, medical stores and anti-scorbutics; that is to say:
(1.) The Board of Trade shall ttom time to time issue and cause to be published a scale of medicines and medical
stores suitable to accidents and diseases arising on sea voyages. (2.) The owner of every ship navigating be t ween
the United Kingdom and any place out of the same shall provide, and cause to be constantly kept on board such
ship, a supply of such medicines and medical stores in accoidance with the said scale. And if, in any such ship as
aforesaid, such medicines, medical stores, lime or lemon juice, or other articles, sugar or vinegar, as are bereiab^bre
required, are not provided and kept on board, as hereinbefore required, the master or owner shall incur a penalty noc
exceeding twenty pounds; and if the master of any such ship as aforesaid neglects to serve out the lime or lemoo
Juice, or other articles, sugar or vinegar, in the case and manner hereinbefore directed, be shall tat each such oflboee



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Accidents and Diseases arising on Sea Voyages, to be kept on board
United Kingdom and any Place out of the same.

suance of 17 & 18 Vict c. 104, s. 224.



Names of Medicines, Medicaments, &c.



Proportions for Ships carrying the under-
mentioned number of |deu and Boys.



Colomn 1.



10 and under.



Column 2.



From 11 to 20
InclusiTe.



Column 3.

21 and up-
wards.



The following in addition in all vessels carrying a Surgeon,
with 50 or more persons on board.

Spirit of nitric ether

Acetate of lead •

Croton oil •• •• •• •• •• ..

Camphor

Tartar emetic

Hydriodate of potass (iodide of potassium) • • . • •

Ergot of rye .. •• •• .. ••

Tincture of digitalis . . . • . • • • • • •

Powder of ipecacuanha • •

Sulphate of zinc • • • • • • • •

Lunar caustic

Muriate of morphia

Watery extract of aloes . . . • • • • •

Blue pill ..

Aromatic confection, in powder • • • • • •

Prepared chalk . . • •



Scale of Medical Stores and Necessaries.

Arrow root

Pearl barley

Rice •

Lint

Sponges

Scales and weights

Graduated drop measure • • • • • •

Scissors

Syringes

Lancets •• •• •• •• •• >•

Bandages of different sizes • • • •

Calico

Flannel .. .. •• •• ••

Needles, pins and thread • • . •

Splints, common

Irusses, single, 36 inches in girth
Pestle and mortar . . . • . .
Enema syringe, with printed directions for use

Tile

Funnel .. ••

Pewter cup, small

Teaspoons, pewter

Spatula •• •• •> •• •• ••

Bougies •

Tape

Catheter



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1 pair

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2 ounces

2

2 drams

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2 No.
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incur a penalty not exceeding five pounds ; and if any master is convicted in either of the last-mentioned penalties,
and it appears that the offence is owing to the act or default of the owner, such master may recoTcr the amount of
such penalty, and the costs incurred by him, trom the owner."

NoTB 2.— In ships employed trading solely between places in Europe, or between places on the shores of the
North Atlantic or Mediterranean, and m ships employed in the Greenland or Baffin's Bay trade, or in any of the
northern fisheries, the proportion of the various articles above mentioned need not exceed the proportions mentioned
in the second of the above columns, notwithstanding that the number of men and boys may exceed 20.

NoTX 3.— Passenger ships which are certified under the 44th section of " The Passengers' Act, 1855," to be duly
supplied with me<Ucines, need not be also provided with medicines or other articles according to the above scale.

March, 1856.



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Date and Place

of Termination of

Voyage.




Date and Place

of Commencement

of Voyage.




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DIAGRAMS

APPENDED TO THE

ADMIRALTY NOTICE RESPECTING LIGHTS AND SIGNALS (a).



The following Diagrams are intended to illustrate tbe use of the Lights
carried by yessels at sea, and the manner in which they indicate to the
Tessel which sees them the position and description of the vessel which
carries them : —

FiBST. — When both red and green Ughte are seen :

A sees a red and green light ahead ; — A knows that
a vessel is approaching her on a course directly opposite to her own^
asB;





B



If A sees a white mast-head light above the other two^ she knows
that B is a steam-vessel.

Sbookd. — When the red, and not the green Ught, is seen :

A sees a red light ahead or on the bow ;*A knows that eithefi
1^ a vessel is approaching her on her port bow^ as B;




or^ 2, a vessel is crossing in some direction to port, as D D D.





If A sees a white mast-head liffht above the red light, A knows that the
vessel is a steam-vessel, and is eitner approaching her in the same directioni
as B, or is crossing to port m some direction, as D D D.



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(a) See ante, p. 404.



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Third.— WAtfw the green, and not the red Ught, is seen:

A sees a green light ahead or on the bow ; — A knows that eHfacr,
ly a T^sel is approaching her on her starboard bow, as B j




or, 2, a yessel is crossing in some direction to starboard, as D D D.




If A sees a white mast-head light above the green li^ht, A knows that the
vessel is a steam-vessel, and is either approaching her in the same direetioo,
as B^ or is crossing to starboard in some direction, as D D D.



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FORMS (a), ORDERS IN COUNCIL,
SCALES OF BOATS, WATER CASKS, AND MEDICINES,

RELATING TO PASSBNGBR SHIPS.



Farm of Certificate exempting a Mail Steamer from the Provistom of the
British Passengers Act, 1855.

N.B. — ^Tbis certificate must be produced, on demand, to the emigration
officer or his assistant, or, if there be no such officer, to the chief
officer of customs at the port of clearance or port of departure, by
the master of any steam vessel claiming exemption from the Passen-
gers Act, otherwise the exemption wifl not be allowed.

This is to certify, that the steam vessel of tons, registered (a) (a) Omit this

tonnage, belonging to the port of . is duly authorized to carry mails Jic'ta*theSM rf*

under a contract with the government or(6) between (b) a fbreign vestei.

and {b) , and is therefore exempt from the operation of the '' Pas- {b) intert here

senffers Act, 1855,'' from the date hereof to the day of , 18 . the name of the

Given under my hand at , diis > •*^®*



day of , 18

(Signature)



^ Postmaster-General of the United King-
don or his deputy (or Governor or
Postmaster-General, ice. of [name
the colony or foreign «to/e], as the case
mag be).



British ConsuPs Certificate, in the Case of a Foreign Steam Vessel

The above signature is to the best of my belief the signature of
the [ho'e insert the title of the officer signing the preceding cer^

tifieate\ the officer duly authorized by the government of to grant

the same.

rHer Britannic Majesty's Consul- General,
(Signature) \ Consul, or Vice-Consul of \as



the case mag be].



(a) These forms are contained in the medicines, have been issued l^ tho
Schedule to the Passengers Act, 1855. emigration commissioners, in pursu-
The aeales of boats, water easks^ and ance of that act



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APPENDIX — FORMS.



F(yrm of Passengers List.



Ship's
Name.


Master's
Name.


Tons per
Register.


Feet in the sereral Compart-
ments set apart for Passengers
other than Cabin Passengers.


Total Number of Statute Adults,
exclusive of Master, Crew and
Cabin Passengers, vhich the
Ship can legauy cany.


Where
bound.















I hereby certify, that the provisions actually laden on board this ship are sufficient, according to
the requirements of the Passengers Act, for statute adults for a voyage of days.

(Signature) Master.

Dated 186 »

Names and Descriptions of Passengers.



Ports
of
Embarka-
tion.


Names

of
Passen-
gers.


Age of each Adult of 12 Years
and upwards.


Children
between 1 and


Infants.


Pro-
fession.
Occupa-
tion, or
Calling

of
Passen-
gers.


State
whether
English,
Scotch,
or Irish.


Poftat
which
Passen-

con-
tracted
to land.


Married.


Single.


12 Years.




Male. Female.


Male.


Female.


Male. JFemale.


Male.


Female.





























Summary,



Adults

Children between 1 and 12 ••
Infants •• •• •«

Total


Number of Souls.


Equal

toStatuttt

Adults.


English.


Scotch.


IrUh.


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We hereby certify, that the above is a correct list of the names and descriptions of all tbe
passengers who embarked at the port of

(Signed) Master.

Emigration Officer.
(Countersigned) Officer of Customs at

Dated 186 .

N.B, — Linet should be ruled in the same form for any additions to the list qfter the ship first clean
out; and similar certificates be subjoined to such additions according to the requirements rf the aet^



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Term of Bond to be given hy the Master and hy the Owner or Charterer of
a *' Passenger Ship.*'

Know all men by these presents, tbat we (a) are held and firmly («) inwrthere

bound unto onr Sovereign by the grace of God of the United iSJnamelTflln;

Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland defender of the faith, in with occupations

the sum of two thousand pounds of good and lawful money of Great !?l*A*Vi!!*.tI ®'

•D ....,., . Tj o, , . , "^ each of the two

Britain, to be paid to our said the beirs and successors ; obiigon.

to which payment well and truly to be made# we bind ourselves and
every of us, jointly and severally, for and in the whole, our heirs, ex-
ecutors, and administrators, and every of Uiem, firmly by these presents.
Sealed with our seals. Dated this day of one thonsand

eight hundred and sixty

Whereas by the *' Passengers Act, 1855," it is amongst other things en-
acted, that, biefore any '^ passenger ship'' shall clear out or proceed to sea,
the master, together with the owner or charterer of the ship, or in the absence
of such owner or charterer, or if the master be the owner or charterer, one
other good and sufficient person, to be approved by the chief officer of customs
at the port of clearance, shall enter into a bond to Majesty, heirs and
successors, in the sum of two thousand pounds :

Now the condition of this obligation is such, that if the ship
whereof the above-bounden is master, bound to is in all re-

spects seaworthy, (b) [and if the said ship shall call at the port of (6) The ciauae

and there shall be shipped on board at such port pure water for the use of the i!*{SKi.^5II^^
passengers, sufficient in quantity to afiTord an allowance of three quarts daily only when*the
to each statute adult for the period of days on the voyage from such "^ip <• to call <^

port to the final port or place of discharge of such vessel,] and if (notwith- JSyi^to'S^ehi'*
standing any penalty by the said act imposed, and whether the same may water as provided
have b^n sued for and recovered or not,) all and every the requirements of by».54of the
the said ''Passengers Act, 1856," (except such of them as relate exclusively ^ '
to passage brokers and runners,) and of the emigration commissioners acting
in the manner prescribed by the said act, and of any order passed by her
Majesty in Council relating to "passenger ships" and now in force, shall
in all respects be well and truly performed (c)[and if the master for the (c) Thii clause to
time being of the said ship shall submit himself, in like manner as a British Jfthecaaei"!^
subject being the master of a British passenger ship, to the jurisdiction of foreign passenger
the tribunals in Majesty's possessions abroad, empowered by the ■*»»? p»^oceeding

said act to adjudicate on offences committed against the said act], and if Brit?8h Colonies,
moreover all penalties, fines, and forfeitures which the master of such ship
may be adjudged to pay for or in respect of the breach or nonfulfilment of
any of such requirements as aforesaid shall be well and truly paid, and if
all expenses incurred by the secretary of state or any governor or British
consular officer under the provisions of this act shall also be well and truly
paid, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and



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