What is Dangers Of The Sea?

Legal Definition
Mar. law. This phrase is sometimes put in bills of lading, the master of the ship agreeing to deliver the goods therein mentioned to the consignee, who is named, the dangers of the sea excepted. Sometimes the phrase is "Perils of the Sea." (q. v.) See 1 Brock. R. 187.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
The expression "dangers of the sea" means those accidents peculiar to navigation that are of an extraordinary nature, or arise from irresistible force or overwhelming power, which cannot be guarded against by the ordinary exertions of human skill and prudence. Walker v. Western Transp. Co., 3 Wall. 150. 18 L. Ed. 172; The Portsmouth. 9 Wall. 682, 19 In Ed. 754; Hibernia Ins. Co. v. Transp. Co., 120 U. S. 166. 7 Sun. Ct. 550, 30 L. Eld. 621; Hill v. Sturgeon, 28 Mo. 327.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
Perils of navigation which are beyond human control. See 33 N. J. L. 543.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary