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Report of the Inspector Volume 47 (Paperback) Loot Price: R469
Discovery Miles 4 690
Report of the Inspector Volume 47 (Paperback): Great Britain Reformatory Dept

Report of the Inspector Volume 47 (Paperback)

Great Britain Reformatory Dept

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ...Messrs. D. Nicliul (ox p.t.), and A. Hamilton (ex p.t.). left 17th April. 1903, and 11th November, 19. '2, re Sactively. Mr. A. ocdonald (ex pt.), was appointed 1st January. llKi3, and Mr. James Gardiner (ex p.t.), 27th April. 1903. Master of the "Selene." Mr. W. Robertson. The fine old ship was found in excellent condition, all the docks sweet and clean, and the rigging looking smart, though it is probable that some of the spars and masts may be post duty. Tue arrangements on board are excellent, with one exception, viz., the hick of suitable desks on ihe school-deck. The steam launch has provided a great boon duringan exceptionally rough winter, which sorely tried the ship's boats. Drawing is taught on the. school-deck, and i- good considering difficulties. The arrangements for: nautical instruction continue as before. The boys gain practical experience in keeping the shin and rigging in good order, while the seniors have the additional advantage of cruising in the " Selene" during the summer. Last year 112 boys (56 at a time) had two months of this experience. The boots and clothes tontinue to be made (and well-made) on board. The brass and reed and bagpipe bands are excellent, and must be the result of real.earnest work. The steam launch has provided an additional opportunity for giving boys useful experience. As regards disposal to sea and the services, the figures are still remarkably good. With spacious decks, and a commodious hold, the ship is almost as well off as a shore school. The drills and exercises are good, and well thought out. Swimming is made a special feature of, and regarded, as it should be, of the first importance. Rowing has always been considered of great importance too, and this last winter none but welltrai...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Great Britain Reformatory Dept
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 86
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-20521-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-20521-5
Barcode: 9781130205213

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