STATEMENT OF GENERAL AVERAGE AND CHARGES PER "FLYING SCUD". D.W. Carter, Master. Bound from Antwerp to Tientsin.

Manuscript. 16pp. Bound with pink silk ribbon. Very good condition with three horizontal folds, one vertical fold and few minor marks and nicks to the covers and extremities. Internally the document remains clean and bright.

A document prepared by Lloyd's Agents in Shanghai calculating the general averages (spreading the loss among cargoholders) for an accident involving the clipper ship the 'Flying Scud' near Shanghai on 20th July 1877. It provides a detailed account of the incident, as well as of the costs accrued in Shanghai regarding the ship's repair. A rare piece of Shanghai's maritime history.

Stock code: 18357


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