Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping

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Cox and Wyman, printers., 1835 - Marine insurance

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Page 5 - Shipping," has been established, for the purpose of obtaining a faithful and accurate classification of the Mercantile Marine of the United Kingdom, and of the Foreign Vessels trading thereto, for whose government the following Rules and By- Laws have been adopted.
Page 10 - When the beams be in, but before the decks be laid, and with at least two strokes of the plank of the ceiling between the lower deck and the bilge unwrought, to admit of an examination of the inner surface of the plank of the bottom. Third,— When completed, and if possible, before the plank be painted or payed. A full statement, agreeably to a schedule prepared for the purpose, of the dimensions, scantlings, etc.
Page 6 - ... the Permanent Committee ; the Committee of the General Shipowners' Society to elect the eight members constituting the portion of Shipowners ; and the Committee of Lloyd's the eight Members to represent the Underwriters. " The vacancies thereafter arising through the annual retirement by rotation of six of the Members, namely, two of each of the constituent parts of the Committee (who would be eligible for re-election), were to be filled up by the election of two Shipowners and one Merchant by...
Page 18 - ... of the world, of cargoes not in their nature subject to sea damage; and they will be designated by the letter E. Subject to occasional inspection, ships will continue in this class so long as their condition shall, in the opinion of the Committee, entitle them thereto. THIRD CLASS SHIPS. Will comprise ships that are good in constitution, and which shall be found on surrey fit for the conveyance, on...
Page 11 - Teak, of good quality ; the stem, stern-post, beams, transoms, aprons, knighthends, hawse timbers, and kehcm, to be entirely free from all defects ; the frame to be well squared from first foothook heads upwards, and free from sap, and also below, unless the timber is proportionably larger than the scantling hereafter described ; every alternate set of timbers to be framed and bolted together, to the gunwale. The butts of the timbers to be close, and not to be less in thickness than one-third of...
Page 6 - Society was to be entrusted to a Committee in London, to be composed of twenty-four Members, consisting of an equal proportion of Merchants, Ship-owners, and Underwriters, and in addition, the Chairman of Lloyd's and the Chairman of the General Shipowners' Society, for the time, were to be ex officio Members of the Committee.
Page 13 - ... bolts intervene; and if below that width, then to be treenailed single, and at least onehalf of the treenails used are required to go through the ceiling. All ships of this description of the First Class are required to be copperfastened below the wales.
Page 19 - ... hooks, the rudder in all its parts and hangings ; and if, after such examination, the owner should consent to take out all planks, timbers, beams, knees, water-ways, fastenings, and other parts that may be found defective, and objected to, and replace them with materials of the same species, or of equal quality, as those of which the ship was originally constructed, such ships to be entitled to restoration to the first description of the first class for a further period proportionate to their...
Page 24 - The Rules herein set forth may at all times be altered by the presiding Committee, and especially to meet any acknowledged improvements which may be made in naval architecture, or in the materials used in ship-building.

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