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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.

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 Rules for Restoration have not been fully complied with.

The figures in the Tenth Column, to vessels in 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.”

Sailing Vessels thus distinguished, “ A P.30 H.” denote that they are Fitted with Auxiliary Steam Power, equal to 30 Horses.

Ships built under Special Survey will be shown by a Cross, thus t.

............. Ketch

Sw ............

In the Second Column.
Bk............ Barque
H ...... Hoy

Sp ........... Sloop
Bg... ..Brig
K

Sr

............ Schooner Bn....... ,,Brigantine Lr ............

.Lugger St .......

............ Schoot Cr.............Cutter Pol............ Polacre Stm ............ Steamer Dr............Dogger S............... Ship

.Snow G ............Galliott Sk

............ Smack

Yt

.Yacht. pt.-part -8.-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
Galvanized Iron -Z.-sheathed with Zinc -F.-Felt.

C.lm.—Coppered to light water or ballast mark.
C.T.-Copper Bolts substituted for Treenails.

In the Third Column. (1 Cls. Ex.),” “(1 Cls.),” or “ (2 Cls.),” under the master's name, denote that the said master has received a certificate of qualification for the class indicated.

In the Fourth Column. M.C. - Machinery certified. H.P.-Horse Power. Where two Tonnages are given, the upper one is the Measurement by the old Act, the under one is that by the new Act, which commenced the 1st January, 1836.

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