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Upon long cruises or voyages, when there is not a sufficiency of lemon-juice for the whole of the ship's company, the surgeon, in his inspection of the men from time to time, is to endeavour to ascertain whether any of them have obscure symptoms of sea scurvy, too slight for them to withdraw from duty, and to be put on the sick-list; and also to enquire what men have subsisted longest on salted provisions, and making out a list of such men, he is to present it to the captain, in order that he may give directions for their being supplied, in preference, with the usual allowance of lemon-juice and sugar, put into the purser's charge for that purpose. See Naval Instructions.

William Burney: A New Universal Dictionary of the Marine, being, a copius Explanation of the Technical terms and Phrases usually Employed in the Construction, Equipment, Machinery, Movements, and Military as well as Naval, Operations of Ships: with such parts of Astronomy, and Navigation, as will be Useful to Practical Navigators. Illustrated with a Variety of Modern Designs of Shipping, etc. together with separate views of the Masts, Yards, Sails, and Rigging. To which is annexed, A Vocabulary of French Sea-phrases and Terms of Art, Collected from the Best Authorities. Originally Compiled by William Falconer, Author of the Shipwreck, &c. Now Modernized and much Enlarged, by William Burney, LL.D. Master of the Naval Academy, Gosport.
T. Caldell & W. Davies, London, 1815. 4to, xvii, 708, 88 pp, 35 plates.

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