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