Anderson v Martin: 1907

Takings at sea had been covered and the subjects of marine insurance–ships and cargoes–are properly treated as objects of war to be taken in prize or by way of reprisal: this was the meaning of the word ‘capture’ in marine insurance policies.


[1907] 2 KB 253


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedKuwait Airways Corporation and Another v Kuwait Insurance Company SAK and others HL 11-Mar-1999
The airline’s airplanes were taken in the invasion of Kuwait. The company sought to claim on its insurance.
Held: This was a matter of construing the particular terms of the insurance contracts. As regards the claims under the insurance . .
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Insurance, Transport

Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.190117