noun, plural bot·tom·ries.Marine Law.
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Money advanced on bottomry is not liable in England for general average losses.
A bottomry bond gives no remedy to the lenders against the owners of the ship or cargo personally.
Amongst these in all cases are found claims for salvage, wages, bottomry under certain restrictions, and necessaries.
Loans of this character have ever since been common in maritime lands, under the name of bottomry and respondentia bonds.
The rate of interest was high, usually 12%; and in trading and bottomry the returns were much higher.