A Digest of Maritime Law Cases, from 1837 to 1860

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H. Cox, 1865 - Maritime law - 159 pages
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Page 165 - And, if the voyage be such as to require a different complement of men, or state of equipment, in different parts of it (as, if it were a voyage down a canal or river and thence across to the open sea), it would be enough if the vessel were, at the commencement of each stage of the navigation, properly manned and equipped for it.
Page 32 - British register, except as hereinafter provided ; or of any other ship or vessel whatever, whilst the same is within the limits of the port or place to which she belongs, the same not being a port or place in relation to which particular provision liath heretofore been made by any act or acts of Parliament, or by any charter or charters for the appointment of pilots...
Page 49 - The freight to be paid on unloading, and right delivery of the cargo...
Page 63 - But this commerce, which was perfectly lawful for the neutral with either belligerent country before the war, is not made by the war unlawful or capable of being prohibited by both or either of the belligerents ; and all that international law does is to subject the neutral merchant who transports the contraband of war to the risk of having his ship and cargo captured and condemned by the belligerent power for whose enemy the contraband is destined.
Page 162 - And in case of any Loss or Misfortune, it shall be lawful for the Assured, their Factors, Servants, and Assigns, to sue, labour, and travel for, in, and about the Defence, Safeguard, and Recovery of the said Ship, &c., or any part thereof, without prejudice to this Insurance...
Page 48 - Transactions between the owner and mortgagee of the vessel, which might render the voyage illegal, cannot invalidate a bottomry bond given by the master to a...
Page 63 - A bill of lading for the delivery of goods to order and assigns is a negotiable instrument, which by indorsement and delivery passes the property in the goods to the indorsee, subject only to the right of an unpaid vendor to stop them in transitu.
Page 61 - ... of the person in charge of the deck of the ship at the time, unless it is shown to the satisfaction of the court that the circumstances of the case made a departure from the regulation necessary.
Page 15 - where all memorandum goods of the same species are shipped, whether In bulk or in packages, not expressed by distinct valuation, or otherwise, In the policy to be separately insured, and there is no general average and no stranding, the ordinary memorandum exempts the underwriters from liability for a total loss, or destruction of part only, though consisting of one or more entire package or packages, and though such package or packages be entirely destroyed or otherwise lost by the specified accident:
Page 64 - A bill of lading remains in force until there has been a complete delivery of the goods thereunder to a person having a right to receive them, and is not spent by the landing and warehousing of them at a sufferance wharf.

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