The Seaman's Vade-Mecum
- He is to have the Charge of the Steep-tub, and is answerable for the Meat
- He is to see the Meat duly watered, and the Provisions carefully and
cleanly boiled, and delivered to the Men according to the Practice of the
- In stormy Weather he is to secure the Steep-tub that it may not be washed
over-board; but if it should inevitable be lost, the Captain must certify it,
and he is to make Oath to the Number of Pieces so lost, that it may be allowed
in the Purser's Accounts.
William Mountaine: The Seaman's Vade-Mecum, and Defensive War
by Sea: containing the Proportions of Rigging, Masts and Yards
Weight of Anchors, Sizes and Weight of Cables and Cordage,
List of the Navy. The Exercise of the Small Arms, Bayonet,
Granadoes and Great-Guns, Duty of Officers, &c. also
Shewing how to prepare a Merchant-Ship for a close Fight.
Naval Fortification; …
An Essay on Naval Book-keeping; ….
W. and J. Mount & T. and T. Page, London, 1756.
12mo, 14×8 cm, (10), xii, 270 pp, ill., 4 plates.
First edition 1744.
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