Miscellaneous Series Volume 90-92; Nos. 96-98

Miscellaneous Series Volume 90-92; Nos. 96-98

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...to the stove and the floor, or on 6 inches of hollow tile securely fastened in place. The hole in the roof of the cabin where the stovepipe passes through shall be 18 inches larger in circumference than the stovepipe and a substantial metal plate shall be placed in the opening surrounding the pipe to hold it in place. The stovepipe shall also be tied into the walls so that it will not shift. The smokestack must be provided with substantial screens of fine mesh or other satisfactory spark arrester. All oil lamps must be held in marine brackets. Safety matches of wooden stick type rather than the paper type must be used exclusively and kept in proper receptacles. Oils and lamps must be kept on deck in a box lined with metal in such position that same can be readily thrown overboard. No artificial light shall be permitted in the holds or compartments of any vessel which contain explosives except electric flash lights or electric lanterns or regular electric installation of the vessel. Crews must not have or carry matches, firearms, or cartridges on their persons. Flash lights must be provided for the attendants. 10. No explosives will be allowed to be placed aboard a vessel until the rest of the cargo has been placed aboard and the vessel trimmed. When requested by proper military or naval authority the Captain of the Port is authorized to permit deck loads to be taken on board after explosives have been placed below and the hatches secured; also, when representation is made by proper military or naval authority that, owing to unforeseen circumstances, cargo space remains available after the loading of explosives is completed, the Captain of the Port is authorized to permit additional nonexplosive cargo to be taken on board and stowed below;...show more

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  • Paperback | 382 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 680g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123674747X
  • 9781236747471