Sproule v. The "Compass Rose II", 2001 FCT 1304

In Purchase and Sale of Ships on (Updated )

This was an action by the Plaintiff to recover the balance of $25,000.00 alleged to be owing on a written contract of purchase and sale of a vessel. The defence was that there had been an oral variation of the written contract whereby the Plaintiff agreed to accept a lesser amount in return for prompt payment. The Plaintiff argued, inter …

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Gleason v. The Dawn Light, 1997 CanLII 5118, 1998 CanLII 7318

In Admiralty Practice, In Rem Actions and Arrest on (Updated )

This was a summary judgment application to dismiss the Plaintiff’s claim for specific performance of an agreement of purchase and sale of the Defendant vessel and an application to set aside the arrest of the vessel. The Plaintiff alleged that the Defendant had agreed to sell the Defendant vessel to him but then sold it to the intervenor. The motions …

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