perils of the sea


perils of the sea
Accidents and dangers peculiar to maritime activities, such as storms, waves, and wind; collision; grounding; fire, smoke and noxious fumes; flooding, sinking and capsizing; loss of propulsion or steering; and any other hazards resulting from the unique environment of the sea.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • perils of the sea — perils of the sea: perils that are peculiar to the sea but are of such an extraordinary nature and power that one cannot guard against them using ordinary skill and prudence the insurance company denied that such waves in that region were perils… …   Law dictionary

  • perils of the sea — Natural and inevitable accidents occurring upon the sea. 48 Am J1st Ship § 454. Accidents peculiar to the sea which do not happen by the intervention of man and are not preventable or avoidable by human prudence. 48 Am J1st Ship § 454.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • perils of the sea — perils resulting from dangers peculiar to sea navigation : marine perils; specifically : perils to a ship or her cargo causing damage to or loss of ship or cargo in the course of navigation on the high seas or navigable waters that in admiralty… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dangers of the sea — Perils of the sea, denoting natural accidents peculiar to the sea which do not happen by the intervention of man and are not to be prevented by the prudence of man. 48 Am J1st Ship § 454. Capture and plundering by pirates have been deemed… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • accidents of the sea — Accidents of navigation or accidents of the sea are such as are peculiar to the sea or to usual navigation or the action of the elements, which do not happen by the intervention of man, and are not to be avoided by the exercise of proper prudence …   Black's law dictionary

  • accidents of the sea — Accidents of navigation or accidents of the sea are such as are peculiar to the sea or to usual navigation or the action of the elements, which do not happen by the intervention of man, and are not to be avoided by the exercise of proper prudence …   Black's law dictionary

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  • sea — The ocean. A salt water arm of the ocean, even a river in which the tide ebbs and flows. Pacific Milling & Elevator Co. v Portland, 65 Or 349, 133 P 72. In the broader sense, any body of water of considerable size, whether fresh water or salt… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Sea protest — A sea protest protects the charterer or shipowner from claims of damage caused by the perils of the sea.Once clear of the customs the next duty of the agent is to take the captain straightway to the office of a notary public, or a consul in case… …   Wikipedia

  • sea damaged — Damaged by exposure to a peril or perils of the sea. A clause in a contract for the purchase of goods to be shipped by water, sea damaged, if any, to be taken at a fair allowance, contemplates the risk of damage to the goods by perils of the sea …   Ballentine's law dictionary