What entries should be made in the Official Log Book concerning a seaman left behind from a UK ship?

(1)  An entry recording any provision made on the employer’s behalf to ensure that the Proper Officer has been informed of the seaman’s leaving behind; and (2) an entry recording the date and place of leaving the seaman behind and the reason for leaving him behind.

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