seaworthiness

[ UK /sˈiːwəðɪnəs/ ]
NOUN
  1. fitness to traverse the seas
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How To Use seaworthiness In A Sentence

  • The burden of proving that the ship was not seaworthy and that unseaworthiness caused or contributed to the loss or damage complained of, lies on the defendants.
  • There was a nagging doubt, however, about the seaworthiness of these untested hulls.
  • The seaworthiness of the vessel was severely tested on the Atlantic crossing from Newfoundland but she came through without damage or loss.
  • That is because the essence of unseaworthiness as a cause of loss or damage is that the unseaworthy ship is unfit to meet the peril.
  • Such as if a seaman in injured aboard a United States (and some US contracted) vessels the United States is responsible for all claims (maintenance and cure, seaworthiness, negligence, etc.) from that injury regardless of whether the vessel is operated by a private contractor or charterer. The Volokh Conspiracy » An Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen
  • Mark Horton tests its seaworthiness and speculates how far it might have sailed.
  • His exploits follow a long line of expeditions trying to prove the seaworthiness of primitive boats.
  • She was also detained by the United States Coastguard for unseaworthiness.
  • It didn't reach required standards of safety and seaworthiness.
  • Such as if a seaman in injured aboard a United States (and some US contracted) vessels the United States is responsible for all claims (maintenance and cure, seaworthiness, negligence, etc.) from that injury regardless of whether the vessel is operated by a private contractor or charterer. The Volokh Conspiracy » An Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen
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