Definition of Ship's papers
1. Noun. Official papers which a ship is legally required to have; related to ownership, cargo, etc..
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
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Literary usage of Ship's papers
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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1816)
"As soon as the examinations are completed, they are to be sealed up and directed to the proper district court, together with all the ship-s papers, ..."
2. The Ecclesiastical and Admiralty Reports: Being Reports of Cases Heard by Great Britain Courts, Thomas Spinks, Court of Arches (Church of England), Great Britain High Court of Admiralty (1855)
"... by the said ship-s papers ? At what distance was she therefrom ? Was her course altered at any and what time, and to or towards any, and what, ..."
3. Reports of the Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by Sir William Thomas Charley, Great Britain Supreme Court of Judicature (1882)
"In an action for damages, on the policy of insurance of a ship, the defendant made an application for inspection of the ship,s papers before appearance. ..."
4. The Maritime Codes of Italy by Francis William Raikes (1900)
"The ship.s papers with which national (ie, Italian) ships must be provided are :— The register [atto di nazionalit/i] and the shipping articles [ruolo di ..."
5. The Civil Code of Lower Canada: Together with a Synopsis of Changes in the by McCord, Thomas, 1828-1886, Thomas McCord, Québec (Province) (1870)
"A ship's-husband, or 24# other agent, holding the ship)s papers, has a lien upon them for advances and charges due for the management of the business of the ..."
6. The United States Consular System: A Manual for Consuls, and Also for by United States Dept. of State, United States, Dept. of State, George Jacob Abbot (1856)
"... immediately the failure of a on the arrival of an American vessel, should the shipmaster to master neglect to deliver his ship s papers, as he ship's ..."
7. Reports of the Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by William Thomas Charley (1876)
"... the defendant made an applica- ship.s papers tion for inspection of the ship's papers before l" an action on practice inspection could not have been had ..."