Lloyd's Law Reports


[1954] 1 Lloyd's Rep. 291


Before Lord Justice Singleton, Lord Justice Jenkins and Lord Justice Hodson.

Limitation of liability-Wreck-raising expenses- Expenses incurred by canal company - Negligent navigation of ship-Sinking after grounding-Cost of raising wreck-Right of shipowners to limit-Statutory right of canal company to recover such expenses under Private Act-Applicability of Public General Act - "Injury or damage" - "Loss or damage . . . caused to property or rights of any kind . . . by reason of the improper navigation or management of the ship"- Manchester Ship Canal Act, 1897, Sect. 9- Manchester Ship Canal Act, 1936, Sect. 32- Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Act, 1900, Sects. 1, 3.

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