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ordinary attacks of wind and weather, and is competently equipped and manned for the voyage, with a sufficient crew, and with sufficient means to sustain them, and with a captain of general good character and nautical skill. 3 Kent, Comm. 287. A warranty of seaworthiness extends not only to the condition of the structure of the ship itself, hut requires that it be properly laden, and provided with a competent mas- ter, a sufficient number of competent officers and seamen, aud the requisite appurtenances and equipments, such as ballast, cables and anchors, cordage and sails, food, water, fuel, and lights, and other necessary or proper stores and implements for the voyage. Civil Code Cal.


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