UNITED AFRICA COMPANY, LTD. v. "TOLTEN" (OWNERS).
(1945) 79 Ll.L.Rep. 349
COURT OF APPEAL.
Before Lord Justice Scott, Lord Justice Somervell and Mr. Justice Cohen.
Admiralty Court - Jurisdiction - Damage to wharf abroad-Negligent navigation of British ship - Action in rem brought by English company (owners of wharf in Lagos Harbour) against British ship alleging that their wharf was damaged by reason of her negligence - Preliminary objection by defendant shipowners that Admiralty Court had no jurisdiction to adjudicate upon such claim-Jurisdiction of Admiralty Court-"Damage done by a ship"-Admiralty Court Acts, 1840 and 1861-Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act, 1925, Sect. 22.