The Neptune
16 U.S. 601 (1818)

Annotate this Case

U.S. Supreme Court

The Neptune, 16 U.S. 3 Wheat. 601 601 (1818)

The Neptune

16 U.S. (3 Wheat.) 601

Syllabus

Libel under the twenty-seventh section of the Registry Act of 1792, ch. 146, for the fraudulent use by a vessel of a certificate of registry, to the benefit of which she was not entitled. Vessel forfeited.

The provisions of the twenty-seventh section apply as well to vessels which have not been previously registered as to those to which registers have been previously granted.

Page 16 U. S. 602

Official Supreme Court caselaw is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia caselaw is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.