dangers of the sea

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 included within the term as an exception to the general limitation to natural occurrences. Jones v Pitcher (Ala) 3 Stew & P 135. See perils of the sea.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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