High Court of Admiralty of England - the Ship "Marpesia".....

High Court of Admiralty of England - the Ship "Marpesia".....

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London, 1871.


the 'appendix' to the case before the High Court of Admiralty between the owners of the barque 'America' and the owners of the sailing ship 'Marpesia'.



The two ships collided in thick fog off the southern coast of Ireland in May 1870, with the loss of the 'America'.



this volume contains witnesses' evidence, various documents including extracts from the log of the 'Marpesia', and the judge's verdict which was that the master of the 'Marpesia' was at fault.



fascinating
folio [43x28cm].30 pages.

a little foxing, but generally in good clean condition in the original boards, with later cloth spine.