Abstracts of Cases Contained in Lloyd's Reports of Prize Cases Volume 1-4

Abstracts of Cases Contained in Lloyd's Reports of Prize Cases Volume 1-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...gave her up in a few days, and she returned to Cardiff, where discharge was completed. Cargo discharged at Swansea and Cardiff was seized by the customs authorities and claimed by the Crown as a prize. It was admitted that the goods had passed to the German buyer at the time of seizure, but claims for freight and expenses were put forward on behalf of the shipowners and the English company, which had paid the shipowners 5,000 on account of freight. JUDGMENT. As to the cargo, it is held that the part discharged at Antwerp was delivered to the German purchaser. More than six months have elapsed since the writ was issued. Bill of lading is not produced. A claim for this part of the cargo was sent in on behalf of the Zinc COrporation (Ltd.). It stated no grounds and was not proceeded with. This part of the cargo must be condemned. Bills of lading for two other portions were produced. They were consigned to the order of the shippers, the Australian Metal Co. (Ltd.), or their assigns. It was conceded that the German purchasers were the 0_wners of this at the time of seizure, but as it bears on another question referred to, the president made a short statement_of the claims filed in these proceedings although abandoned at the trial. The claim of the Australian Metal Co. was that all the_goods were intended for a company at Liege. They had not been paid for, and notwithstanding the sale, the property and control remained in the Australian Metal Co. or their agents, Merton & Co., and the claim contained a statement that freight had been paid by Merton & Co. August 12 the Liege company also filed a claim as owner of the goods if it were held that the property had passed from the Australian Metal Co., but at the trial it was not...show more

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