Inchmaree clause

noun
Inch·​ma·​ree clause | \ˈinch-mə-rē-\

Legal Definition of Inchmaree 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

History and Etymology for Inchmaree clause

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

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