The attornment of a bill of lading is transferrable and therefore the indorsement and delivery of the bill of lading is capable of transferring the endorser’s right to the possession of the goods to the endorsee.
(1794) 5 Term Rep 683,  EngR 2244, (1794) 5 TR 683, (1794) 101 ER 380
England and Wales
See Also – Lickbarrow And Another v Mason And Others 9-Nov-1787
The consignor may stop goods in transit before they get into the hands of the consignee, in case of the insolvency of the consignee : but if the consignee assign the bills of lading to a third person for a valuable consideration, the right of the . .
See Also – Mason And Others v Lickbarrow And Others 11-Feb-1790
See Also – Lickbarrow v Mason 1793
See Also – William Nowell Lickbarrow, And Another v Edward Mason, And Others (In Error) 14-Jun-1793
Cited – Borealis Ab v Stargas Limited and Others and Bergesen Dy A/S Berge Sisar Dorealis Ab v Stargas Limited and Others HL 27-Mar-2001
The ship came to port, and samples of the cargo proved contaminated. The carrier asserted that the consignee was to be deemed to have demanded delivery, and had so assumed the risk. The court found that the mere taking of samples was not such a . .
Cited – J I MacWilliam Company Inc v Mediterranean Shipping Company SA; The ‘Rafaela S’ HL 16-Feb-2005
A US company bought a printing machine and ancillary equipment on CIF terms from an English company. The sellers consigned the goods to the buyers. The carriers were a container liner operator and the demise charterers of the vessels ‘Rosemary’ and . .
See Also – Lickbarrow v Mason 28-Nov-1794
See Also – Lickbarrow And Others v Mason And Others HL 1827
Direction for venire facias de novo granted . .
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Updated: 19 January 2022; Ref: scu.194548