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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 56 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RULE XIIL—DEDUCTIONS FROM COST OF REPAIRS In adjusting claims for G.A., repairs to be allowed in G.A. shall be subject to_the following deductions in respect of " new for old," viz.: In the case of iron or steel ships, from date of original register to the date of accident: Up to All repairs to be allowed in full, except painting I year old or coating of bottom, from which one-third is to be (A.) deducted. One-third to be deducted off repairs to and renewal of woodwork of hull, masts and spars, furniture, upholstery, crockery, metal and glassware, also sails, rigging, ropes, sheets and hawsers (other than wire and chain), awnings, covers and painting. One-sixth to be deducted off wire rigging, wire ropes and wire hawsers, chain cables and chains, donkey engines, steam winches and connexions, steam cranes and connexions; other repairs in full. Between 106,15 years (E.) Between I and 3 years (B.) Between Deductions as above under clause B, except that 3 and 6 years one-sixth be deducted off ironwork of masts and (C) spars, and machinery (inclusive of boilers and their mountings). Deductions as above under clause C, except that Between I one-third be deducted off ironwork of masts and 6 and Ioyears spars, repairs to and renewal of all machinery (in- (D.) elusive of boilers and their mountings), and all hawsers, ropes, sheets and rigging. One-third to be deducted off all repairs and renewals, except ironwork of hull and cementing and chain cables, from which one-sixth to be deducted. Anchors to be allowed in full. Over One-third to be deducted off all repairs and re- 15 years newals. Anchors to be allowed in full. One-sixth (F.) 1 to be deducted off chain cables. The deductions (except as to provisions and stores, machinery and boilers) to be regulated by the age of the ship, and not the age of the particular part of Generally her to which they apply. No painting bottom to be (G.) allowed if the bottom has not been painted within six months previous to the date of accident. No deduction to be made in respect of old material which is repaired without being replaced by new, and pro-visions and stores which have not been in use. s In the case of wooden or composite ships: When a ship is under one year old from date of original register, at the time of accident, no deduction " new for old " shall be made. After that period a deduction of one-third shall be made, with the following exceptions: Anchors shall be allowed in full. Chain cables shall be subject to a deduction of one-sixth only. No deduction shall be made in respect of provisions and stores which had not been in use. Metal sheathing shall be dealt with, by allowing in full the cost of a weight equal to the gross weight of metal sheathing stripped off, minus the proceeds of the old metal. Nails, felt and labour metalling are subject to a deduction of one-third. In the case of ships generally: In. the case of all ships, the expense of straightening bent iron-work, including labour of taking out and replacing it, shall be allowed in full. Graving dock dues, including expenses of removals, cart-ages, use of shears, stages and graving dock materials, shall be allowed in full,
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