General Average and the Losses and Expenses Resulting from General Average Acts, Practically Considered

General Average and the Losses and Expenses Resulting from General Average Acts, Practically Considered

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...so as to enable her to float. Any damage or loss which may be caused to it by these acts is allowable in general average. The loss of cargo baled or pumped up with the water in the vessel, or with the water which settles on the cargo, may by some he also considered as analogous to loss by jet tison; but, as was seen at p. 39, it is not allowed for in general average. Guns, spars, chains, anchors, hawsers, boats, and other ship's stores, are sometimes jettisoned, either to relieve the ship in a case of extreme peril, or to get at the cargo in order to jettison it for the same purpose. The loss so accruing is allowable in general average, subject to the following exceptions: --When the reason for their jettison is, that they are " in a state of wreck," their loss is excluded from general average. When water casks stowed on deck are thrown overboard, the loss of them is excluded. It may be questioned whether it would not be more advisable to allow, in general average, the loss of such water casks as are usually carried on deck, when it is necessary to throw them overboard to avoid an impending danger. The rejection of them on the ground that " they ought not to be on deck," appears to the claimants an injustice, and to others will scarcely be reckoned a satisfactory E Ship's stores. In a state of wreck. Water casks on deck. reason, when it is borne in mind that it is an invariable custom at all times to carry them on deck. Hwm and chain, 0, When hawsers and chains stowed on deck mm are thrown overboard, the loss of them is excluded, unless they are on deck because the vessel is near to the land. 3 inggzfigiogmangjship Analogous to the jettison of ship's stores is the damage which a vessel sustains, in order...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236883969
  • 9781236883964