Definition of Shipping office
1. Noun. The office of a shipping agent; an office where seamen are hired.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shipping Office
Literary usage of Shipping office
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on the Law of Merchant Shipping by David Maclachlan (1862)
"1"~' Any shipping master, deputy shipping master, or any clerk or servant in any shipping office, who demands or receives any remuneration whatever, ..."
2. A Treatise of the Law Relative to Merchant Ships and Seamen by Charles Abbott, William Shee (1854)
"Every owner or master of a ship engaging or discharging any seamen or seaman in a shipping office, or before a shipping master, shall pay to the shipping ..."
3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Industrial Relations. Division of Labor Statistics and Law Enforcement, California Bureau of Labor Statistics (1890)
"If the shipping office was abolished, I think that system would come back again. Since its establishment my men have not left me, and I have some men who ..."
4. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1854)
"Any Shipping Master, Deputy Shipping Master, or any Clerk or Servant in any shipping office, who demands or receives any Remuneration whatever, ..."
5. Our Navigation and Mercantile Marine Laws: Considered with a View to Their by William Schaw Lindsay (1852)
"... with the consent of the commissioners of Her Majesty's customs, direct that at any place in which no separate shipping office is established, ..."
6. Papers Relating to the Treaty of Washington by United States Dept. of State, Geneva Arbitration Tribunal (1873)
"11 All this formality was gone through with in this case, as will be seen by a copy of the articles actually signed in the " shipping office" and before a ..."