A Compendium of the Law of Merchant Shipping: With an Appendix Containing All the Statutes, Orders in Council and Forms of Practical Utility, Volume 2
H. Sweet, 1881 - Maritime law
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Page 37 - ... points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam...
Page cclxxi - BE IT KNOWN THAT as well in their own name as for and in the name and names of all and every other person or persons to whom the same doth, may, or shall appertain, in part or in all...
Page ccxxxii - Where any damage or loss is caused to any goods, merchandise, or other things whatsoever on board any...
Page 176 - ... on their respective sides in sufficient time to prevent collision, in such manner as to make them most visible, and so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side nor the red light on the starboard side, nor, if practicable, more than two points abaft the beam on their respective sides.
Page ccxxxii - ... 4. Where any loss or damage is by reason of the improper navigation of such ship as aforesaid caused to any other ship or boat...
Page xxx - ... multiply the quantity thus obtained by one.third of the common interval between the breadths, and the product shall be deemed the transverse area; but if the midship depth exceed sixteen feet, divide each depth into six equal parts, instead...
Page 177 - ... sees the masts of the other in a line, or nearly in a line, with her own; and by night, to cases in which each vessel is in such a?
Page cclxxii - Surprisals, Takings at Sea, Arrests, Restraints and Detainments of all Kings, Princes and People, of what Nation, Condition, or Quality soever...
Page 154 - Equips any ship with intent or knowledge, or having reasonable cause to believe that the same shall or will be employed in the military or naval service of any foreign State at war with any friendly State...
Page clxxvii - ... shall have transferred to and vested in him all rights of suit, and be subject to the same liabilities in respect of such goods as if the contract contained in the bill of lading had been made with himself.