The Seaman's Manual

The Seaman's Manual

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This book written by the American politician, lawyer and expert for maritime law Richard Henry Dana (1815-1882) contains a treatise on practical seamanship, a dictionary of sea terms, an account of the customs and usages of the Merchant Service and a discussion of the laws relating to the practical duties of Masters and Mariners. Reprint of the original English edition from 1841.By the law of 1840, he may, in such case, leave the vessel at any time, and demand the highest rate of wages given to any seaman during the voyage, or the rate agreed upon at the time of his shipmanta. A seamen not signing the articles, anbsp;...

Title:The Seaman's Manual
Author:Richard Henry Dana
Publisher:BoD – Books on Demand - 2013-02


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