Declaration of London

Declaration of London: A document signed by Great Britain, Germany, France, Austria, Russia and other Powers in 1909 to place on record the principles of international law affecting maritime commerce, etc., in times of war. The chief points agreed upon had regard to: Blockade, contraband, unneutral service, destruction of neutral prizes, transfer to neutral flag, enemy character, convoy, resistance to search and compensation. [1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.140.

Glossary of terms and customs[edit]

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