United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 11, Issues 3-4
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Common terms and phrases
according actual allowed American applied arms attempt authority become belligerent belonging blockade blockaded port bound British capture cargo carried character circumstances citizens civil claim commander commerce condemnation confiscation considered continuance contraband course courts Declaration of Paris demand destination direct duty effect enemy enemy's engaged English enter established exercise existence fact force foreign France French give given Hall held hostile injury intention international law Italy law of nations Lawrence's Wheaton letters liable limited master means measures merchant military nature naval necessary neutral vessel notice officers operations opinion owner party peace penalty permitted persons port position practice present principle prize prize courts protection provisions punishment question reason refused regard respect rule sailing says ship sovereign stipulations subjects sufficient taken territory tion trade treaty United unless usage Vattel violation visitation voyage Woolsey
Page 458 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war ; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective ; that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 382 - And all women and children, scholars of every faculty, cultivators of the Earth, artisans, manufacturers and fishermen, unarmed and inhabiting unfortified towns, villages, or places, and in general all others, whose occupations are for the common subsistence and benefit of mankind...
Page 585 - And whereas the effects of a violation of neutrality committed by means of the construction, equipment, and armament of a vessel are not done away with by any commission which the government of the belligerent power, benefited by the violation of neutrality, may...
Page 515 - ... with two or three men only, in order to execute the said examination of the papers concerning the ownership and cargo of the vessel, without causing the least extortion, violence, or...
Page 599 - When the fact is established it overrules every other consideration. The capture is done away, the property must be restored notwithstanding that it may actually belong to the enemy...
Page 589 - But it represented by far the most advanced existing opinions as to what those obligations were; and in some points it even went further than authoritative international custom has up to the present time advanced.
Page 525 - Vessels built within the United States and belonging wholly to citizens thereof; and vessels which may be captured in war by citizens of the United States and lawfully condemned as prize, or which may be adjudged to be forfeited for a breach of the laws of the United States...
Page 583 - Crown, as a station or place of resort for any warlike purpose, or for the purpose of obtaining any facilities of warlike equipment...
Page 473 - All other merchandises and things not comprehended in the articles of contraband explicitly enumerated and classified as above, shall be held and considered as free, and subjects of free and lawful commerce, so that they may be carried and transported in the freest manner by both the contracting parties, even to places belonging to an enemy, excepting only those places which are at that time besieged or blocked up; and to avoid all doubt in this particular, it is declared that those places only are...
Page 524 - ... the verbal declaration of the commander of the convoy, on his word of honor, that the vessels under his protection belong to the nation whose flag he carries, and, when they may be bound to an enemy's port, that they have no contraband goods on board, shall be sufficient.