We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies. Close


Lloyd's Law Reports


(1945) 79 Ll.L.Rep. 602


Before Mr. Justice Willmer, sitting with Captain A. S. Mackay and Captain T. L. Owen, Elder Brethren of Trinity House.

Collision - Swept channel - Vessel meeting convoy-Helm action-Signals-Duty to switch on lights-Seamanship-Collision soon after outbreak of war between H.M.S. Flamingo and steamship Lowland in North Sea-Flamingo (without lights) on starboard side of north-bound convoy navigating in eastward half of swept channel; Lowland, bound south, also navigating in eastern half, and aware that she was passing convoy on her starboard hand-Red of Lowland sighted by Flamingo fine on port bow-Starboarding by Flamingo-Lights not switched on nor helm signal sounded-Loom of Flamingo sighted by Lowland fine on starboard bow -Porting by Lowland-Impact between starboard bow of Lowland and stem of Flamingo - Duty of vessels in swept channel-Whether a "narrow channel" within Art. 25 of the Collision Regulations.

The rest of this document is only available to i-law.com online subscribers.

If you are already a subscriber, click login button.