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" of gaining information in regard to instances which have come under your observation of the incompetency of British shipmasters to manage their vessels and their crews, whether arising from deficiency of knowledge of practical navigation and seamanship,... "
Parliamentary Papers - Page 8
by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - 1848
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1848
...experience " having been two or three years in their situations) — " I am particularly desirous ofgaining information in regard to instances which have come...observation of the incompetency of British shipmasters" — (that was pretty strongly a fishing question) — "to manage their vessels and their crews, whether...
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History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce, Volume 3

William Schaw Lindsay - Commerce - 1876
...invidious manner. " I am particularly desirous," remarks the writer of the circular, Mr. James Murray, " of gaining information in regard to instances which...British shipmasters to manage their vessels and their crews1 whether arising from deficiency of knowledge of practical navigation and seamanship, or of moral...
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History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce, Volume 3

William Schaw Lindsay - Commerce - 1876
...invidious manner. " I am particularly desirous," remarks the writer of the circular, Mr. James Murray, " of gaining information in regard to instances which...come under your observation of the incompetency of Brit1s?1 shipmasters to manage their vessels ami their one s!ik-jJ crews, whether arising from deficiency...
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Penn Monthly, Volume 11

Robert Ellis Thompson, William Wilberforce Newton, Otis H. Kendall - 1880
...in relation to maritime affairs. " I am particularly desirous," says the writer of the circular, " of gaining information in regard to instances which...knowledge of practical navigation and seamanship, or of a moral •The History of Merchant Shipping, etc., by WS Lindsay, London 1878, vol. Ill, p. 135....
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The United States of America: A Study of the American Commonwealth ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler - Industries - 1894 - 1319 pages
...consuls, which stated : " I am desirous of gaining information in regard to instances which have come to your observation of the incompetency of British shipmasters...knowledge of practical navigation and seamanship or of moral character." Some of the answers received to this circular are quoted by Lindsay. HBM Consul...
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The United States of America: A Study of the American Commonwealth ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler - Industries - 1894 - 1319 pages
...consuls, which stated : " I am desirous of gaining information in regard to instances which have come to your observation of the incompetency of British shipmasters...knowledge of practical navigation and seamanship or of moral character." Some of the answers received to this circular are quoted by Lindsay. HBM Consul...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 199

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1904
...conduct and character of British shipmasters and seamen in foreign ports, especially with regard to' the incompetency of British shipmasters to manage...knowledge of practical navigation and seamanship, or of moral character, particularly want of sobriety.' It may be that the British seaman was more maligned...
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