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BOARD OF TRADE INQUIRY.

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BOARD OF TRADE INQUIRY. EXTRAORDINARY TREATMENT OF THE CAPTAIN OF A CARDIFF-BOUND VESSEL. Before the Local Marine Board r.t Bristol, on Wednesday, the adjourned inquiry into the con- duct of the master of the steamship Edinburgh, while on a voyage from Antwerp to Cardiff, was y proceeded with and concluded. Mr. Inskip acted as legal assessor to the board, Mr. Cochrane represented the Board of Trade, and Mr. Vachell, of Cardiff, defended the captain. The evidence proved that the vessel left Antwerp and while on her voyage to Cardiff got on the Goodwin Sands. It was stated by several of the vessel's crew, who were called as witnesses, that the captain was intoxicated and quite unfit to take charge of the vessel. After being on the sands for about six hours the vessel got off on the fl.)od tide, and it was stated that the chief mate then took command of the vessel, and retused to allow the captain to interfere in her navi- gation. Some time after this an altercation took place between the captain and mate as to who should navigate the vessel, and, on the captain attempting to get on to the vessel's bridge, the mate "harpooned" him in the chest from the bridge with a piece of timber about ten feet long, knocking him down, and then ordered the crew to seize him and put hi:n in the cabin and strap him down in a chair, which was done. This took place at about six o'clock in the evening, and the mate then made for Portsmouth, arriving there the next morning, the captain remaining strapped on to the chair. Here the captain was put on stiore, and the Edinburgh went on to Cardiff in charge of the mate. When the vessel was on the sands some of the witnesses admitted that the captain was on the bridge giving orders; that he ordered an anchor to be run out, on to which they hove; that he re- fused any assistance, although the mate wanted it; and that he said the vessel would float off on the flood tide. It also appeared that when a boat, which was alongside the Edinburgh, made a rope fast to the vessel to tow her off the sands, the captain ran forward and, with his knife, cut the rope. The cnptain and three of the crew of a Rams- gate cutter stated that they were alongside the Edinburgh all the time she was on the sands waiting to see if they could get a job, and that they heard the captain giving orders and were sure he was quite sober, although excited. Tiley stated that the captain refused to let them aL- tempt to get the vessel off, but that the mate wished to employ them, and that in, vessel tioated off.n the flood tide without assistance by means of her engines and heaving un to her anchor. The second mateand ritechief engineer, however,stated that when tne mate took the vessel into Pons- mouth tiie lieutenant and surgeon of H.M.S. Devastation were sent for by the mate, and that iiiey went on board the vessel that the captain idmitted ne had been drinking brandy, and pro- duced a bottle of brandy to the surgeon, who took it away with him. Mr. Vacnell addressed the court, urging that it had been shown that the mate and captain were In very bad term before the vessel left Antwerp, ind it had simply been a conspiracy to get him jut of the ship. li j urged that everything the captain had done alter the ship got aground went lo show he was periectly sober,and contended that it was impossible to believe that a man witil tile aighest testimonials, who had been in one employ for ten years, and who had held a master's certifi- cate for 25 years without ever having had any charge brought against him, could have been guilty of the conduct charged against him. The Court in giving judgment said that the board had come to the conclusion that the charge )f drunkenness had been established, and sus- pended Captain Irvine's certificate for two months.

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