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Title The Charterers' Companion; Being a Sure Guide to Merchants, Shipowners, Shipmasters, Shipbrokers, etc., in Chartering Ships on Correct Principles. Containing Tables, and Rules for Finding the Quantity of Cargo Which a Ship Can Carry, and Consequently the Freight She Will Earn. The Rules Being Founded on the Exact Proportionate Rates of Freight, and Not on the London Printed Rates, Which are Proved to be, in Many Cases, Very Erroneous. Containing Also, an Introduction on Freight, Charter parties, and Bills of Lading, and a Section on Exchange, Giving Tables of the Various Weights, Measures, and Moneys of All the Principal Kingdoms. With an Appendix Containing the Passengers' Act
Author Gordon, James
Date 1852
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information James Imray, London
Reference 8805.d.31
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A practical guide to chartering ships, including much on tonnage of a vessel and the different weights (and ways of assessing) types of cargo. Gives guidance on limitation of passengers by tonnage and rules on taking on additional passengers after clearance. Specifies medicine and diet for emigrants and rules on taking and holding money.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines
Keywords emigration, shipping, finance, fare, medicine, rations, food, statistics, mathematics, cargo, coal
Language English
Copyright British Library