oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Of Naval courts martial and proze claims : some legal consequences of commodore Johnstone's secrete mission to the Cape of Good Hope and the "battle" of Saldanha Bay, 1781 (Part 1)

Volume 21, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-545X
  • E-ISSN: 2411-7870



Commodore Johnstone's secret mission to the Cape of Good Hope in 1781 had a surprisingly large number of legal consequences, not only in England but also at the Cape. In the main they concerned two matters, namely naval law, more specifically intra-naval immunity, and prize law, more specifically, the question of joint captures.

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