Johnson And Another v Chapman: 10 Jul 1865

Deck-cargo {timber) lawfully laden pursuant to charterparty, having broken adrift in consequence of stormy weather, and impending the navigation and endangering the safety of the vessel, was necessarily thrown overboard.
Held: that the shipper was entitled to claim general average in respect thereof, as against the ship-owner.


Cockburn CJ


[1865] EngR 665, (1865) 19 CB NS 563, (1865) 141 ER 907




England and Wales

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Updated: 20 May 2022; Ref: scu.281577