Inchmaree clause


Inch·​ma·​ree clause
: a clause in a marine insurance policy that covers damage or loss caused by the negligence of a vessel's own captain or crew or by any defect in the ship's hull or machinery

Word History


after Inchmaree, a British steamer whose 1884 sinking in Liverpool harbor resulted in its formulation

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“Inchmaree clause.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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