accidents of the sea

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, foresight, and skill. The G. R. Booth, 171 U.S. 450, 19 S.Ct. 9, 43 L.Ed. 234.
See also perils of the sea.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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