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.