Marine Insurance-Loss-Ship scuttled with Privity of Owner-Finding of Scuttling not appealed against-Claim by Mortgagees -Whether Defence of Scuttling also good against Mortgagees-Insurance effected by Brokers for Themselves "and/or as Agents"-Insurable Interest of Mortgagees - Mortgagors under Contract to insure with Benefit to Mortgagees - Whether Mortgagees Parties to Contract of Insurance or Assignees of Policy. [The "Ioanna."] (Continued from p. 46.)
Collision off Corsewall Point at Edge of Fog -One Ship going at Full Speed-Appeal by Ship going at Slow Speed against Finding of Both to blame-Agony of Collision - Interval of three seconds before correct Order given on latter Ship.
Charter-Party - Freight - Reduction due when "Price of good-class Bunker Coal ordinarily used in this Trade" reduced to 80s. per ton-Construction-Whether actual Price to Shipowner or Trade Price fixed by Coal Controller-Whether Brokerage and Leadage should be included in Price of Coal.
Sale of Wheat c.i.f. - Short Delivery - Shrinkage in Wheat Cargoes usual - Disputed Certificates of Intake based on Average Weight of Bags-Substituted Term of Agreement as to Payment based on Out-Turn instead of Intake-Arbitration Clause-Award as Condition precedent to Action - Arbitration to be claimed within Time Limit - Claim made after Expiry rejected by Arbitrators -Whether Action barred by Absence of Award.
Charter-Party-Insurance of chartered Norwegian Ship-Agreement to insure for Sum in Norwegian Currency-Insurance effected in Sterling - Waiver - Cover Note accepted by Brokers without Objection-Ship lost-Insurance of Loss due to Variations in Exchange - Consideration for Agreement to insure - Mistake - Commission on Estimated Freight-Whether Charterers entitled to Commission as Trustees for Brokers.
Bill of Lading-Loss of Part Goods carried- Construction of Exceptions Clause- Ejusdem generis Rule - Ambiguous Clause held not to protect Shipowner- Clause overridden by marginal note in Bill of Lading-Onus.
Emergency Legislation - Payment under Duress - Claim for Return of Moneys paid to Authorities to allow Sale of British Ship to Foreign Buyers - Petition of Right-British Ships (Transfer Restriction) Act, 1915-Defence of Realm Regulation 39 c.c.
Company-Liquidation-Petition of Liquidator - Marine Insurance - Slips initialled before Liquidation-Whether Policies ought to be issued by Liquidator -Whether Liquidator may pick and choose among Obligations incurred under Slips.
Marine Insurance-Loss-Alleged Scuttling - Jurisdiction - Motion for Leave to Appeal from Refusal of Permission to order Egyptian Bank (with Branch in London) to disclose Accounts of Manager of Ship. [The "Palitana."]
Marine Insurance-Loss-Shipowners' Claim -Alleged Scuttling-Procedure-Appeal from Refusal to order Commission to take Evidence in Egypt and from Refusal to Postpone Trial - Cargo-Owners' Action to be tried at same Time in Egypt. [The "Palitana."]
Bill of Lading-Damage to part Cargo of Maize transhipped in Port of Refuge- Seaworthiness - Exceptions Clause - Latent or Patent Defect-Moisty of Damage caused by Unseaworthiness (Defective Rivet): Moiety caused by Negligence in not detecting and preventing Inflow of Sea Water-Onus.
Bill of Lading-Freight-Carriage of Gold in Mail Steamers - Freight to be based on declared Value of Gold- Ascertainment of Value: Whether "Standard Rate" or Market Value at Time and Place of Shipment-Substituted Term of Agreement - "Fine Ounce Value" to be accepted as "Standard Value"-Bank Charter Act, 1844.
Requisitioned Ship - Collision Damages - Compensation-Collision due to Warlike Operation - Assessment of Damages referred by House of Lords to King's Bench Division - Whether Crown may deduct Hire during Time Vessel under Repair-Incidence of Cost of Bunker Coals during Repairs and of Cost of Repairs to both Ships-Construction of Charter-Party T. 99, Clause 19- Ejusdem Generis Rule.