THE LOAD LINE.|1884-01-26|The Cardiff Times - Welsh Newspapers Online
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THE LOAD LINE. The Wreck Commissioner, Mr Rofcaery, giving judgment in the case of the steamship Cherubim, of London, which after leaving Sunderland, coal- laden, on the 29th of August last, was not again heard of, said the solicitor for the owners, Mr Roche, had stated that the reason the load line of the vessel had been placed so as to give 3ft. in- stead of 3ft. 9 ll-16in. freeboard, as required by the Board of Trade rules, was to lead the seamen when they came to be engaged to believe that the vessel was lightly laden. It was said that this was a practica commonly followed by shipowners. If that was so the load line became practically a farce, and it certainly appeared to the court to be a matter which ought to engage the attention of those whose duty it was to attend to such matters. There was no evidence in the present case to show that the vessel had been overladen, and, therefore, they could not say what had caused her loss but had she been laden down to the marked load line she certainly would have been grossly overladen,

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