Definition of STOWAGE,


STOWAGE,

mar. law. The proper arrangement in a ship, of the
different articles of which a cargo consists, so that they may not injure each
other by friction, or be damaged by the leakage of the ship.


2. The master of the ship is bound to attend to the stowage, unless, by
custom or agreement, this business is to be performed by persons employed by
the mercbant. Abbott on Shipp. 228; Pardes. Dr. Com. n. 721.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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