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Merchant seamen, their diseases and their welfare needs

Edward William Home

Merchant seamen, their diseases and their welfare needs

by Edward William Home

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Merchant mariners -- Diseases.,
    • Merchant marine -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W. E. Home.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.S42 G745
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 111 p.
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6645640M
      LC Control Number22014122
      OCLC/WorldCa4754272

      The Public Health Service Commission Corps was created in the late s to provide health care to merchant seamen. Its members still have military ranks, are paid according to Pentagon pay scales. The American Merchant Seaman's Manual has been the primary seamanship text and reference book for the American Merchant Marine for more than sixty years. Merchant mariners going to sea for the first time need to know as much about their new job, their ship, the sea, and the Merchant .

      Whereas by the nature of their calling seamen are frequently deprived for long periods of the advantages of family life and may be exposed while in ports, particularly in foreign countries, to special dangers and difficulties and whereas it is not always possible for them to have the benefit of arrangements made to organise the spare time, promote the welfare and safeguard the health of the. Students will be scheduled for classes on as needed basis depending on industry needs. Once the student has paid for their uniforms and they have been issued the uniform fee is non-refundable. If you have any questions about the application process please contact the Admissions Office at , prompt 2 or email [email protected].

        FORTUNES OF WAR: BRITISH MERCHANT SEAMEN AT WAR (Dangerous Seas Book 3) - Kindle edition by Malcolm, Ian M.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading FORTUNES OF WAR: BRITISH MERCHANT SEAMEN AT WAR (Dangerous Seas Book 3).Author: Ian M. Malcolm. M. S. Notice 02 of - Payment of welfare fund contribution by Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers (RPS) service providers - reg. 12/03/ DGS Order 07 of - Certificate of Competency as Cook in the merchant navy - reg.


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Merchant seamen, their diseases and their welfare needs by Edward William Home Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Home, Edward William, Merchant seamen, their diseases and their welfare needs. London, J. Murray,   In this unique, highly detailed examination, Gordon C Cook explores disease in the merchant navy through the history of the Seamen's Hospital Society.

From its foundation inuntil the present day, the Seamen's Hospital Society has been responsible for the physical welfare of merchant seamen and has headed many remarkable advances in Cited by: 7. Merchant seamen; their diseases and their welfare needs. By Edward William Home.

Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Merchant marine, Merchant mariners. Publisher: New York, Dutton, Author: Edward William Home. An anonymous article appeared in theBritish Medical Journal on12 January titled ‘Report on the hygienic condition of the merchantile marine and on the preventable diseases of merchant seamen’.¹ It was the first of four such Merchant seamen and the tone was set by the first paragraph.

The unsatisfactory condition of that very important section of our community who man the merchant fleets of. Since its foundation inthe Seamen's Hospital Society has been responsible for the physical welfare of merchant seamen and has headed many remarkable advances in medical science.

This book explores disease in the merchant navy through the history of this Society. Disease Control and Prevention Health Care for Seamen. To show the new nation's concern that a healthy merchant marine was necessary for economic prosperity and a strong national defense, President John Adams signed into law in an act which furnished medical relief to merchant seamen.

Unseaworthy seamen The health of merchant seamen in the nineteenth century Injury and disease at sea in the nineteenth century The seaman ashore: victim, threat or patient Bad food and donkey's breakfasts Fit for lookout duties The long-term health of seamen War, manpower and fitness for service Seamen's health in the welfare state Retrospect.

In this unique, highly detailed examination, Gordon C Cook explores disease in the merchant navy through the history of the Seamen's Hospital Society. From its foundation inuntil the present day, the Seamen's Hospital Society has been responsible for the physical welfare of merchant seamen and has headed many remarkable advances in.

According to their study of 23, commercial ships withcrew members, one in five ships are forced to divert due to crew illness each year and the average cost per ship diversion is $, In addition, their feedback suggests that it is possible to obtain a 20 percent saving to the industry from the deployment of telemedicine.

This report concerns chiefly the welfare of seamen with special reference to venereal disease and the Brussels Agreement. In turn are also considered the health and environment of the seafarer, the Brussels Agreement, a broader approach to the health of seafarers and a summary with conclusions.

A considerable amount of statistical detail is given in 8 tables and there is 1 map. The death-rate forBritish seamen in was lower than inand also lower in each of the three groups- alcohol, diseases, and accidents. This year there were 35 suicides, 32 men were lost through drink, by casualties to their ships, and by disease.

All communications for the Committee should be sent to the secretary, Rev. James Marchant, Rhondda House, 60, Gower-street, London, W.C. International Agreement Regarding Treatment of Merchant Seamen. The question of venereal disease amongst merchant seamen closely affects the population of maritime and river ports in all countries.

The Mission of the United Seamen’s Service is to promote the Welfare of American seafarers and their dependents, seafarers of all nations, U.S.

government military and civilian personnel and other persons engaged in the international maritime industry. In the 16th century, wide, puffy trousers, or "slops", came into fashion as a seaman's garment of choice due to their lack of restriction on movement (Lovette).

At first the knee bands were left open, but by the early 17th century they were removed altogether, speaking to the essential need for comfort and functionality needed aboard.

Search 2: merchant seamen This is a search in record series BTBTBTBT and BTa set of records known as the Fifth Register of Seamen, also referred to as the Central Register of Seamen. The register consists of docket books and seamen’s pouches.

The docket books normally include the following information. Ships engaged in the Baltic trade, most of them carrying timber, tended to have high rates of “consumption, bronchitis, and other chest diseases”.

Whymper noted that Norwegian, Swedish and Russian vessels not only provided superior food than their British counterparts, but tended to accommodate the crew not in the forecastle but in deckhouses with “a fair amount of space and good.

2 The Northern Mariner/Le marin du nord Maritime History (IJMH) since its inception inreveals the emphasis and diversity. Out of studies, 39 may be categorised as social studies. The topics range across merchant seafarers, fishers, and port labour, embracing over 30 themes.3 The geographical spread shows a predominance of British and North American studies, though Europe is by no means.

passage of the law, merchant seamen could consult works published by private physicians, such as Joseph onds’ The Master-MarB iners Guide in the Management of His Ship’s Company, with Respect to Their Health, being Designed to Accompany a Ship (Boston, ). Bond ’s Medicine Chest explained his reasons for preparing his book as follows.

The black hole in the records: Between and the First World War the Merchant Navy did not keep registers of its seamen. This means that for these years the only record you are likely to find of an individual merchant seaman is his appearance in agreements and crew lists, for which you usually need to know the names of the ships he served on.

In the first part of this paper the author points out the great difficulty in finding even an approximate standard death-rate for merchant seamen. No accurate information exists as to their number, the total deaths in any one year are not known, and the causes of death are subject to considerable errors in diagnosis.

There are only two sources of information available regarding the deaths in. Merchant Seamen: Discharge Books, Identity certificates and Central Indexes to and beyond. David Snook. October – This article contains my understanding of how the discharge book and central index system for merchant seamen developed.

I have concentrated on the period from Our union. Nautilus International is an independent, influential, global trade union and professional organisation, committed to delivering high quality, cost-effective services to members, and welfare support to necessitous seafarers, their dependants and other maritime professionals.e.

NARA Information Furnished to Claimants NARA will furnish individual Merchant Marine seamen or their surviving dependents with one set of copies, free of charge, of the logbook entries needed to verify the seaman's service in the Merchant Marine between December 7,and Aug