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Act of Parliament action Admiralty Court aforesaid agent alleged amount anchor appears apps arrived barque barratry bill of lading bottomry bound British captain cargo cause charter charter-party circumstances claim close hauled collision consignee contended contract costs course Court of Admiralty crew damage declaration deft delivered delivery discharge duty entitled equipment evidence fact freight ground helm indorsed intent judgment jury learned judge liable libellants lien light Liverpool loading London Lord master Mattos ment Merchant Shipping Act Messrs mortgage navigation necessary negligence opinion owner paid parties payment perils person petition of right pilot plea port proceeding question Rangoon reason receiver of wreck recover repairs respect resps risk rule sailing salvage salvors schooner sect ship's shipowner starboard statute steamer Stephen Hart taken thereof tion tons total loss tranship underwriters vessel Vict voyage words
Page 61 - A vessel which is close-hauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is closehauled on the starboard tack. (c.) When both are running free, with the wind on different sides, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Page 98 - In obeying and construing these rules due regard must be had to all dangers of navigation ; and due regard must also be had to any special circumstances which may exist in any particular case rendering a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Page 320 - ... such as may fairly and reasonably be considered either arising naturally, ie according to the usual course of things from such breach of contract itself, or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of both parties at the time they made the contract, as the probable result of the breach of it.
Page 201 - Goods, Merchandise, or other Things whatsoever on board any other Ship or Boat ; be answerable in Damages in respect of Loss of Life or personal Injury, either alone or together with Loss or Damage to Ships, Boats, Goods, Merchandise, or other Things, to an aggregate Amount exceeding Fifteen Pounds for each Ton of their Ship's Tonnage...
Page 120 - ... the said ship, or the master thereof, is or shall be named or called ; beginning the adventure upon the said goods and merchandises from the loading thereof aboard the said ship, upon the said ship, &c.
Page 199 - But there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that forbids our citizens from sending armed vessels, as well as munitions of war, to foreign ports for sale. It is a commercial adventure which no nation is bound to prohibit, and which only exposes the persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation.
Page 97 - If two ships, one of which is a sailing ship, and the other a steamship, are proceeding in such directions as to involve risk of collision, the steamship shall keep out of the way of the sailing ship.
Page 311 - London, (the act of God, the queen's enemies, fire, and all and every other dangers and accidents of the seas, rivers, and navigation, of whatever nature and kind soever, excepted,) unto order or to assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods at 51.
Page 200 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof, then and in every such case the person who would have been liable if death had not ensued shall be liable to an action for damages, notwithstanding the death of the person injured, and although the death shall have been...