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THE "GEO. W. McKNIGHT."

Lloyd's Law Reports

THE "GEO. W. McKNIGHT."

(1945) 79 Ll.L.Rep. 167

COURT OF APPEAL.

Before Lord Justice Scott, Lord Justice du Parcq and Lord Justice Morton, sitting with Rear-Admiral H. D. Hamilton and Commander E. Clarke, Nautical Assessors.

Collision - Fog - Speeds - Breaking up of convoy-Collision between motor vessels Nueva Granada and Geo. W. McKnight in North Channel, Firth of Clyde, in fog- Vessels originally in port column of inward-bound convoy on course of 142 deg., Geo. W. McKnight being next but one astern of Nueva Granada-Orders given that vessels in port column, hound for Clyde, should alter course to 95 deg. a few hours later-Slight porting by Nueva Granada in accordance with instructions, speed being reduced and signals sounded when she ran into bank of fog-Porting by Geo. W. McKnight-Speed maintained when she ran into fog, no signals being sounded-Geo. W. McKnight aware that other vessels in port column were on her port side-Impact between port bow of Geo. W. McKnight and starboard side of Nueva Granada.

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