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KEY TO THE REGISTER.
The Stores of Vessels are designated by the Figures 1 and 2 :
1. Signifying that the Vessel is well and sufficiently found.
2. That she is deficient in either quantity or quality. Vessels RESTORED to, or CONTINUED on the Character A, will have the number of Years for which they are restored or continued inserted separately under the number originally assigned, in the tenth column; where the term in the latter case has expired, the Letter “C” only will be placed before the figure denoting the number of Years for which Continuation had been allowed.
Vessels marked "S.S.” with a date, in red, denote that they have been surveyed at that time in accordance with the Rules, Sec. 60.
The mark (B. S.] denotes that the vessel is classed subject to Biennial Survey. The mark | Expl. B.S.) denotes that the vessel is built experimentally, and classed subject to Biennial Survey. See Section 31.
British North-American built vessels, opened as required by the Rules, Sec. 63, will be marked in the Register “ S.S” with the number of years that may elapse before they are again opened, and the year of survey ; thus“ S.S.54—3Yrs
When the Rules, Sec. 63, have not been complied with, they will be marked in the Register ; thus—“ Not Op." and the Character omitted.
When the term “almost Rebuilt” is used, it implies large repairs, but that the
Æ Class, imply that they were originally classed A, for that number of Years. The cipher 0 in this Column indicates that (from inferior construction, there were no“ number of Years first assigned.”
Ships built under Special Survey will be shown by a Cross, thus +.
In the Second Column.
......... Sloop Bg............Brig K ....Ketch
... Schoot Cr......... Cutter Pol ............ Polacre Stm............ Steamer Dr............Dogger S............... Ship
.. Snow G Galliott Sk
.Yacht. pt.-part :-sheathed -d.--doubled -C.-- coppered -I. B.Iron Bolts -c.f.-copper fastened -M.-sheathed with Marine Metal
YM.-sheathed with Yellow Metal -G. Iron-sheathed with
C.lm.-Coppered to light water or ballast mark.
In the Third Column. “(1 Cls. Ex.),” “(1 Chs.),” or “ (2 Cls.),” under the master's name, denote that the said master has received a certificate of qualification for the class indicated.
Sailing Vessels thus distinguished, " A P.30 H.” denote that they are Fitted with Auxiliary Steam Power, equal to 30 Horses.
In the Fourth Column.
KEY TO THE REGISTER.
In the Fifth Column.
........ Red Pine BB......... Black Birch J....
Yellow Pine Bh.. Beech L. Locust
Tamarac G .......... Gum Р
WH. .. Witch Hazel Ght.. Greenheart PP
Pitch Pine WO White Oak Hk... Hackmatack C.-Clincher -len.--lengthened -Irp.-large repairs
-Srprs-Some repairs -Drp-Damage Repaired ND.-New Deck -XTSds-New Top-Sides -w.s. -Wales sheathed -NW.- New Wales NB.- New Bottom -NKI.-New Keel -plk.— Plauk -NKIsn -New Keelson
-alm. rb.-almost rebuilt -pt 0.M.- part old Timbers or PlankRE t. - Restored -Cont.-Continued. Blk Hds. -Bulk Heads.
In the Eighth Column :-U.S. for American Property.
In the Ninth Column (Surveying Ports):
Dartmouth Lon. . London St.J... St. John Dub... Dublin
Ldy.. Londonderry Scr... Scarborough
.. Sligo Foy.. Fowey Mth..Monmouth Sou.. Southampton Gal .. Galway
Mtr .. Montrose Stk.. Stockton
Nhy..Newhaven Sws.. Swansea
ward Island Wls, .Wells
Pad.. Padstow Wex.. Wexford
Pud.. Portmadoc Ygh.. Youghal Lim.. Limerick Ram.. Ramsgate
.. Liverpool Qbc... Quebec Lly .. Llanelly St. 1.. St. Ives
In the Eleventh Column. The Figures under the Character denote either the Year, or the Month of the current
Year, in which the Vessel was last surveyed.