570. Value of the ship.

The amount to be contributed towards the sacrifice made by the shipowner is to be based on the cost of repairing the ship or making good the equipment sacrificed1. If, in consequence of the sacrifice, the ship becomes a constructive total loss2, the adjustment is to be based on the value of the ship just before the sacrifice took place3. If the ship had at that time already sustained particular average damage4, her value at the time of the sacrifice is her value as depreciated by the particular average damage, and this must be calculated by deducting the estimated