Where a ship had a defect, what is the legal test (employed by lawyers) to determine whether it was unseaworthy?

The following question is asked: “Would a prudent owner have required that the defect should be made good before sending his ship to sea, had he known of it?” If the answer is “yes”, the ship was not seaworthy.

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