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UNITED AFRICA COMPANY, LTD. v. "TOLTEN" (OWNERS).

Lloyd's Law Reports

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.

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