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Reports of Cases Decided in the Vice-Admiralty Court of New Brunswick From ...
Alfred Augustus Stockton
No preview available - 2016
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Page 336 - An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths, and affidavits;' and to make other Provisions for the abolition of unnecessary Oaths.
Page 205 - And the United States hereby renounce forever any liberty heretofore enjoyed or claimed by the inhabitants thereof to take, dry, or cure fish on or within three marine miles of any of the coasts, bays, creeks, or harbors of His Britannic Majesty's dominions in America...
Page 378 - ... 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 position as to see both the side lights of the other.
Page 320 - An Act for amending an Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of His late Majesty, intituled " An Act for the better administration of justice in His Majesty's Privy Council, and to extend its jurisdiction and powers.
Page 377 - 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 378 - I am directing my course to starboard." Two short blasts to mean, "I am directing my course to port.
Page 379 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any ship, or the owner, or master, or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper look-out, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.
Page 68 - ... abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.
Page 373 - ... (c) On the port side a red light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam...
Page 349 - The High Court of Admiralty shall have Jurisdiction over any Claim by the Owner or Consignee or Assignee of any Bill of Lading of any Goods carried into any Port in England or Wales in any Ship, for Damage done to the Goods or any Part thereof by the Negligence or Misconduct of or for any Breach of Duty or Breach of Contract on the Part of the Owner, Master, or Crew of the Ship, unless it is shown to the Satisfaction of the Court that at the Time of the Institution of the Cause any Owner or Part...