chapter  27
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Exceptions

Machinery, Boilers and Steam Navigation 27.25 Lord Coleridge, C.J., said in Mercantile Steamship v. Tyser (1881) 7 Q.B.D. 73, of

‘‘risks of steam navigation’’: ‘‘These risks, I think, must mean physical risks . . . incident to vessels propelled by steam machinery. The breakdown of an engine, the disabling of a screw, and things of that kind . . . though they happened in calm water and fair weather . . . ’’