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Distortion of Charts.
See 'Chart Distortion.'
Legal seizure of ship or goods in satisfaction of a debt.
In a state of danger and in need of assistance. Also alternative name for 'Distraint'.
Seaman, who, through no fault of his own but through
some event in his employment
, is in need of assistance, to maintain himself and to return home or to a proper return port.
Customary and statutory
indications that a vessel
or her personnel
, are in danger and in need of assistance.
Colloquial name for the sea. To ditch is to throw overboard.
Ditcher 116 Dock
Name given to a small light draught vessel
that can navigate narrow
, shallow channels.
Small canvas bag in which a seaman keeps his small stores and impedimenta.
Small wooden box
with lock and key
, in which seamen of R.N.
keep sentimental valuables
, stationery and sundry small stores.
Daily. Occurring once a day.
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