perils of the sea


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perils of the sea

Accidents and dangers peculiar to maritime activities, such as storms, waves, and wind; collision; grounding; fire, smoke and noxious fumes; flooding, sinking and capsizing; loss of propulsion or steering; and any other hazards resulting from the unique environment of the sea.
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fortune de mer
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Davis prayed for all those exposed to the perils of the sea, I added in thought `and for all those who live in houses where cushions are loved not wisely but too well
Admiral Alexander Lopez, Wescom chief, publicly announced that the government opposed the trip to Pagasa because of the perils of the sea and a negative reaction from China.
The public expects safety standards on domestic passenger ferries to be as strong as those on international vessels," Sekimizu stressed, adding that "the perils of the sea do not distinguish between ships engaged on international or non-international voyages and the protection of life at sea is a 'moral obligation'.
The incursion of water increased steadily as the weather worsened, but the evidence called by the respondents did not discharge the onus of proving that the loss was occasioned by perils of the sea.
Sadly, in an age-old illustration of the perils of the sea, the company's 42-foot sailboat, Red Cloud, was lost during her maiden voyage while carrying 10,000 pounds of coffee from San Pedro on Ambergris Cay, Belize to Galveston Bay, Texas.
He added, Any transit by ship exposes the ship to various perils of the sea.
Most cruisers don't have sufficient experience to enable them to face the perils of the sea such as high waves, storm surges, loss of direction, or disruptions to the boat or its engine, the ROP has pointed out.
At The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, the Jack Earl painting of Charleston running fast downwind to win the 1979 Maria Island Race, the Charleston Trophy and the Jeff Corkhill Memorial Trophy are reminders of the ever present perils of the sea.
But, despite being impressed that the bottle made it past the perils of the sea, Emily-Rose was hoping for more exotic destinations.
The previous year, Michael's Perils of the Sea attracted a winning bid of pounds 405 from company chief Dr Bill Bogie, who grew up in Cullercoats but moved to Buckinghamshire in 1972.