On delivery the shipper's responsibility ceases, as he has fulfilled his contract1. If the goods put on board are destroyed through any cause, he cannot be compelled to replace them2; and, if it becomes necessary to unload the ship for some temporary purpose, the shipowner must bear the expenses of unloading and reloading3, unless the expenses can be treated as general average4.
The charterer is entitled to demand redelivery of the goods shipped if, having been expressly or impliedly promised a bill of lading, he is refused one
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