What are examples of an unseaworthy ship?

(1) A ship with a defective engine;Β 

(2) a ship with a defective compass; (3) a ship with an incompetent engineer or other officer; (4) a ship with deck cargo stowed in such a way as to render the vessel unstable; (5) a ship of which the master is not fully conversant with the SMS.


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