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Return of Wrecks and Casualties in Indian Waters for the Year 1883
Arthur W. Stiffe
Sin vista previa disponible - 2015
afterwards anchor appeared assistant astern August ballast bank barque bearing boat Bombay bound brig British Indian British iron screw broken buoy Calcutta Carelessness cargo carried casualty caused channel charge Chittagong Clan clear coals coast Cochin collision Committee considered course Court craft creek crew deck Ditto ditto Ditto engines evidence fathoms feet fire given Grounding Gulf harbour head heavy held helm Hooghly river hull Inquiry iron screw steamer island land latitude leak light Liverpool lives London longitude loss lost lower lying master miles moorings Native night observed official number opinion owing passed pilot plate port Port Officer position proceeding Rangoon reach repairs reported rice sail sand saved ship side speed starboard steam Stranding strong Surveyors taken tide tons register took turned Unavoidable Value of damage vessel weather whilst wind wreck
Página 167 - In narrow channels every steam vessel shall, when it is safe and practicable, keep to that side of the fairway or mid-channel which lies on the starboard side of such vessel.
Página 22 - That the breakage of coal in its transport from the pit to the ship's hold, the shipment of pyritic coal in a wet condition, and especially ventilation through the body of coal cargoes, conduce to spontaneous combustion, even though the coal may not be unfit for conveyance on long voyages.
Página 171 - Yloilo, and on survey was reported to be a first class risk, fit to carry a dry and perishable cargo to any part of the world. A cargo of " wet " sugar in bags was provided by the charterer, Richardson.
Página 57 - ... used for the purchase of land or the erection of buildings. The university had no money to purchase a site or erect a building for a separate colored department, and the State gave it nothing it could use for this purpose or any other; it has never given the university anything from its own treasury. Under these circumstances the only thing that could be done was to adopt some existing institution and pay the tuition of the colored appointees attending there. The board had the precedent for this...
Página 2 - The following analyses show: (A) the causes to which the disasters are to be attributed ; (B) the general localities in which the Wrecks and Casualties occurred ; (C) the number of reported Wrecks and Casualties in each month of the year...
Página 51 - After a careful consideration of the evidence the Court came to the conclusion that the loss of the...
Página 194 - Kingdom. The rates of freight for wet sugar were specified in the charter-party as higher than those for dry sugar. before taking cargo...
Página 21 - ... the London board of trade a report concerning the surface-ventilation of the cargo of 2,050 tons of coal carried in the Sutherlandshire from Hull to San Francisco last year. The ship was fitted with tubes to enable the master to ascertain the temperature of the body of the cargo, as recommended by the report of the royal commission appointed to inquire into' the spontaneous combustion of coal in ships.
Página 13 - General locality where wreck occurred. Nature of disaster and cause thereof when traceable. Number of lives lost or saved. Cargo lost or saved.