Articles of a Shipwright Apprentice

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D.-208. (Revised-October, 1917.)

    This indenture

made the twenty-sixth day of April 1951

*The Apprentice.

between* Keith Sydney HART


(being of the age of sixteen years)
hereinafter called "the Apprentice" of the first part,


Walter Sydney HART,
"Rose Bank,"
Common Side,
Nr. Emsworth,

†Father, Guardian,
or next Friend.

(the† father of the said

Keith Sydney Hart ), of the second part, and‡

‡ Principal Officer
of the Dockyard,
to be described
by his Name and

Frank SUTCLIFFE, Esq., R.C.N.C.,
Manager, Constructive Department,
H.M. Dockyard,


who with his successors in his said office or other the person appointed from time to time to perform the duties of his said office, is hereinafter called "the Master" (for and on behalf of the King's most Excellent Majesty, His Heirs and Successors), of the third part, WITNESSETH that in consideration of the covenants and agreements of the Master hereinafter contained, the Apprentice (with the consent and approbation of the said party of the second part, testified by his being a party hereto), Doth by these presents, freely and voluntarily put and place himself Apprentice to the Master to learn and exercise the art or occupation of shipwright in the several branches or departments thereof in which Apprentices are, or shall or may be employed in His Majesty's Dockyard at Portsmouth , or other Home Yard, or other places, as may at any time or times during the term of his Apprenticeship, be directed by the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, to serve as an Apprentice with and under the Master for the use and benefit of His said Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, for, and during and unto the end of the full term of five years to be computed from the day of the date of entry on the Yard books., viz. 15th January, 1951.