How should an incorrect entry made in the Official Log Book (e. g. the wrong seaman’s name) be corrected or cancelled?

With a further entry. To amend or cancel an incorrect entry, the incorrect entry should be left as made and another entry should be made below it with a reference to the mistake, e. g. “In the line above, for “Smith” read “Jones””.

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Under UK law, to which officials must the Official Log Book be shown on demand?

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