An official presiding over the signing-on and discharging of seamen.
- To this day, most shipping masters continue to receive fees of office, on an agreed scale of tariff.
- Well, back to making the rounds of the shipping masters and hope for a ship.
- List C: Account of crew of foreign going ship, to be delivered at the end of the voyage to the shipping master at the ‘above’ port.
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