materialman's maritime lien


materialman's maritime lien
The lien upon a ship under federal or state statute for necessary materials or supplies furnished the vessel in port, especially her home port. 48 Am J1st Ship §§ 552 et seq.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • mechanic's maritime lien — A lien for repairs made upon a vessel provided by the Federal Maritime Lien Act of 1910, re enacted in 1920, which superseded state legislation upon the same subject. 46 USC §§ 971 et seq.; 48 Am J1st Ship § 555. See materialman s maritime lien …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • lien — /liy(a)n/ A claim, encumbrance, or charge on property for payment of some debt, obligation or duty. Sullins v. Sullins, 65 Wash.2d 283, 396 P.2d 886, 888. Qualified right of property which a creditor has in or over specific property of his debtor …   Black's law dictionary

  • lien — /liy(a)n/ A claim, encumbrance, or charge on property for payment of some debt, obligation or duty. Sullins v. Sullins, 65 Wash.2d 283, 396 P.2d 886, 888. Qualified right of property which a creditor has in or over specific property of his debtor …   Black's law dictionary

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