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“Tacoma City”

24th Oct 1990

[1991] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 330; [1990] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 408

Timothy Brenton – Admiralty practice – Action in rem – Maritime lien – Shipowners ceased trading – Crew claimed severance pay and wages in lieu of notice – Vessel ordered to be sold pendente lite in earlier mortgagees’ action – Whether claim for severance pay gave rise to maritime lien – Whether certain members of crew entitled to wages in lieu of notice.