[ UK /ʌnsˈiːwɜːði/ ]
  1. unfit for a voyage
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How To Use unseaworthy In A Sentence

  • The jury later wrote to the coroner, deploring the fact that an unseaworthy ship could put to sea with a drunken captain.
  • He exposed them to great danger, sending them off in overcrowded and unseaworthy boats that experienced engine failure, or sank.
  • Why do they persist in risking their lives in cramped conditions aboard unseaworthy vessels?
  • 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.
  • We have even read stories of clients of the smugglers being forced at gunpoint by Indonesian armed forces to join and stay on obviously unseaworthy boats.
  • Arguing that profiteering shipowners and unscrupulous insurers were collaborating in sending out unseaworthy vessels, the play led to popular outrage and a change in the law.
  • Why have they chosen to put their lives at risk by travelling in cramped conditions aboard unseaworthy vessels?
  • We have been accommodating to the boats that are unseaworthy for 18 months now.
  • In October 2001, over 400 asylum-seekers departed from Indonesia in an overcrowded, unseaworthy boat bound for Australia.
  • The bomber scored a direct hit on the bridge area, but it did not render the ship unseaworthy.
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