The Law Relating to Shipmasters and Seamen; Their Appointment, Duties, Powers, Rights, Liabilities and Remedies Volume 2

The Law Relating to Shipmasters and Seamen; Their Appointment, Duties, Powers, Rights, Liabilities and Remedies Volume 2

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...ship labours;--if he conceals the leaks which he knows to exist;--if he misrepresents the number of his anchors and cables, or his means of supplying any want;---this would be a fraud, which would invalidate the agreement with the salvors; for the grounds upon which they make their agreement and calculate their remuneration are, the extent of danger to which the property to be salved is exposed, the degree of labour they will have to undergo, the risk to which they may be exposed and the length of time during which they may be occupied in the service (It). But, such an agreement will be upheld, even although the master (q) The Catherine, 6 Notes of Gas. 536. supp. 61. (t) The Jonge Andries, Swab. 227; (r) The True Blue, 2 W. Rob. 180; The Kingalock, 1 Spinks, 265; The The Grueea, 2 W. Bob. 294; The Briton, 5 (Irish) Jur. 170; The William Lushington, 7 Notes of Gas. Henry, 15 Jur. 183; The Geneva, L. 361; The Camera, L. B. 1 Adm. 56. R. 1 Adm. 56. (0) The Charles, L. R. 3 Adm. (u) The Henry, 15 Jur. 183. has falsely represented the cargo as being of much less than its real value (it). VVhere there was an agreement between:2::: JZSVed' The court will not enforce such an agreement, if it was obtained When Court by fraud or compulsion (3/);--Z, l, leen: r:: _' Or if the master has improperly or recklessly contracted to pay "'"'" the salvors a grossly exorbitant demand (2);--Or if the agreement is clearly unjust or inequitable towards the salvors (a-);--Or if the agreement is for the salvage of the ship irrespective of the cargo on board (b);--Or if the agreement was cancelled by the mutual consent of those who entered into it (c). If such an agreement is set up, the burden of proving it is on the person who alleges there was...show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236750039
  • 9781236750037