The FortunaAnnotate this Case
15 U.S. 161 (1817)
U.S. Supreme Court
The Fortuna, 15 U.S. 2 Wheat. 161 161 (1817)
15 U.S. (2 Wheat.) 161
A question of proprietary interest and concealment of papers. Further proof ordered, open to both parties.
This ship, sailing under Russian colors, left Riga on 2 September, 1813, for London, where she arrived, and from thence sailed on 18 November, 1813, in ballast, on a voyage to the West Indies; took a British convoy at Portsmouth, in England, and proceeded with it to Barbadoes, and thence to Jamaica. From thence she sailed to the Havana, where she arrived on 12 February, 1814; took in a cargo of the produce of Cuba and left the port of the Havana on 25 March, 1814, under protection of a British convoy bound to Bermuda. After parting with the convoy, she was captured on 19 April, 1814, in N. lat. 38
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