The ship-master's assistant and owner's manual : Containing complete information, as well to merchants, masters of ships, and persons employed in the merchant-service, as to officers and others in the Royal Navy, relative to the mercantile and maritime laws and customs. In the course of` which, the following subjects are particularly elucidated: 1. Disbursements, & other ship-accounts. 2. Instructions for the officers in the Royal Navy. 3. Exchanges. 4. Real and imaginary monies of the world; and tables of the agreement which the weights and measures o the principal places of Europe have with each other. 5. Of captures by His Majesty's ships and private vessels of war. 6. Privateers. 7. Owners. 8. Masters. 9. Seamen and seamen's wages. 10. Impressing. 11. Articles of regulation for the Royal Navy. 12. Freight, charter-parties, & demurrage. 13. Ballast. 14. PIots and pilotage. 15. Marine insurances. 16. Averages. 17. Bottomry and respondentia 18. Bills of exchange. 19. Quarantine. 20. Navigation-Acts. 21. Smuggling-Acts. 22. Manifest-Act. 23. Fisheries in the Greenland seas and davis's streights. 24. Southern whale-fishery. 25. British fisheries. 26. Newfoundland fisheries. 27. Oyster-fisheries. 28. Regulation of seamen in the coasting-trade. 29. Slave-trade. 30. Act for consolidation of the duties. 31. Duties in the United States of America. 32. Duties at the sound. The fifth edition, considerably improved and enlarged. The whole compiled from undoubted authority, and the Acts of Parliament faithfully abridged, by a gentleman of the Inner Temple

Main Author: Steel, David
Format: eBook
Published: London Printed for David Steel, at the Navigation-Warehouse, No. 1, Union-Row, Little Tower-HIll 1794, M.DCC.XCIV. [1794]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, N22479. - Gentleman of the Inner Temple = David Steel. - Reproduction of original from National Library of Scotland. - Sometimes issued with: 'New and complete tables of the net duties payable', London, 1794
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xiv,[2],320p.,plates) 8°