Congressional Edition Volume 3400

Congressional Edition Volume 3400

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... seaman or apprentice has not exerted himself to the utmost to save the vessel, cargo, and stores, shall bar his claim. E. s., 4526. In cases where the service of any seaman terminates before the period contemplated in the agreement, by reason of the wreck or loss of the vessel, such seaman shall be entitled to wages for the time of service prior to such termination, but not for any further period. B. s., 4527. Any seaman who has signed an agreement and is afterward discharged before the commencement of the voyage or before one month's wages are earned, without fault on his part justifying such discharge, and without his consent, shall be entitled to receive from the master or owner, in addition to any wages he may have earned, a sum.equal in amount to one month's wages as compensation, and may, on adducing evidence satisfactory to the court hearing the case, of having been improperly discharged, recover such compensation as if it were wages duly earned. No seaman or apprentice shall be entitled to wages for any period during which he unlawfully refuses or neglects to work when required, itfter tlie time fixed by the agreement for him to befrin work, nor, unless the court hearing the ease otherwise directs, for any period during which he is lawfully imprisoned for any offense committed by him. The master or owner of every vessel making voyages R. s., 452a. from a port on the Atlantic to a port on the Pacific, or vice versa, shall pay to every seaman his wages, within two days after the termination of the agreement, or at the time such seaman is discharged, whichever first happens; and, in the case of vessels making foreign voyages, within three days after the cargo has been delivered, or within five days after the seaman's discharge, more

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  • English
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  • 1236596447
  • 9781236596444