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VESSEL Definition & Legal Meaning

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A ship, brig, sloop, or other craft used in navigation. The word is more comprehensive than “ship.” The word “vessel” includes every description of water-craft or other artificial contriv- ances used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. Itev. St. U. S.


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