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The Merchant Shipping (Registration of Sierra Leone Government Ships) Order 1951

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1.  An application for registry of a Government ship in the service of the Colonial Government shall be made in writing under the hand of the Colonial Secretary of Sierra Leone or other officer of the Colonial Government nominated by the Governor, or by one of the Crown Agents for the Colonies. Such application shall contain the following particulars:—

(i)A statement of the name and description of the ship.

(ii)A statement of the time when and place where the ship was built, or, if the ship was foreign built, and the time and place of building are unknown, a statement to that effect and of her foreign name.

(iii)A statement of the nature of the title to the said ship, whether by original construction by or for the Colonial Government, or by purchase, capture, condemnation or otherwise, and a list of the documents of title, if any, in case she was not originally constructed by or for the Colonial Government.

(iv)A statement of the name of the Master.

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