A charterparty usually contains a description of the cargo to be shipped. The description may be framed in general terms, as, for example, where the cargo is described as 'wheat', or details may be given thus limiting the application of the general words of description, as, for example, where the cargo is described as 'timber' and it is further stated what the dimensions of the timber are to be. In either case it is a condition of the contract that the charterer is to ship a cargo which is in accordance with the description and is in a reasonable
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