The Law of Blockade: As Contained in the Report of Eight Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Admiralty on the Blockade of the Coast of Courland, 1854

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Butterworths, 1855 - Blockade - 193 pages

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Page 179 - States ship, shall be permitted to continue their voyage if on examination of their papers it shall appear that their cargoes were taken on board before the expiration of the above term: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall...
Page 182 - THAT it shall be lawful to stop and detain all vessels loaded wholly or in part with corn, flour or meal, bound to any port in France, or any port occupied by the armies of France, and to send them to such ports as shall be most convenient, in order that such corn, meal or flour, may be purchased on behalf of his majesty's government, and the ships be released after such...
Page 141 - That in order to determine what characterizes a blockaded port, that denomination is given only to a port where there is, by the dispositions of the Power which attacks it with ships, stationary or sufficiently near, an evident danger in entering.
Page 179 - Government. 5. Any Spanish merchant vessel which prior to April 21, 1898, shall have sailed from any foreign port bound for any port or place in the United States shall be permitted to enter such port or place and to discharge her cargo, and afterwards forthwith to depart without molestation; and any such vessel, if met at sea by any United States ship, shall be permitted to continue her voyage to any port not blockaded.
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Page 173 - And it is hereby further notified that all the measures authorized by the Laws of Nations and the respective treaties between her Majesty and the different neutral powers, will be adopted and executed with respect to all vessels which may attempt to violate the said blockade.
Page 180 - And the right honourable the lords commissioners of his majesty's Treasury, the lords commissioners of the Admiralty, and the lord warden of the Cinque Ports, are to give the necessary directions herein as to them may respectively appertain.
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