REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE BOARD OF TRADE

REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE BOARD OF TRADE

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to inquire and report as to the measures at present taken to protect shipping from the dangers of Floating Derelicts and Sunken Obstructions

London, HMSO, 1913.

32x21cm. original blue paper covers. 95 pages.

good condition. lacks spine covering.


an interesting report, together with the minutes of evidence, appendices, and index, on the dangers posed by floating wrecks on the high seas, and the ways to minimise their danger.

the committee found that the main danger was concentrated in the westward part of the North Atlantic, and recommended improved ways of communicating the position of such hazards, and whenever possible, their destruction