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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Allyn Washington

Allyn is an unincorporated community in Mason County, Washington, United States. It is part of Allyn-Grapeview, a census-designated place that also includes the community of Grapeview. Allyn is located on the western shore of North Bay region of the Case Inlet of the Puget Sound. The area's main road and thoroughfare is State Route 3. Lakeland Village development, a residential and recreational corporation begun in the late 1960's, has grown over the years into a major community and today includes over 800 homes, a 27 hole golf course, a large club house for resident and public use, and a restaurant. The community was first settled in 1853. The town was platted and papers to form the town were filed on September 6th, 1889, naming the town after Judge Frank Allyn of Tacoma who was influential in the early development of Allyn. By 1890 Allyn had a post office, school, newspaper, sawmill, two saloons, a hotel and wharf. The local community based monthly newspaper called the North Bay Review, services Allyn.

What is maritime and admiralty law?

Admiralty and maritime law involves cases related to navigation and commerce on oceans, rivers, and lakes. Admiralty and maritime cases can involve injuries to longshoremen and vessel crew members, contracts for cargo shipping, vessel collisions, and cruise ship passenger injuries. If your issues involves ships and shipping, business or commerce transacted at sea, finds and salvage, the duties, rights, and liabilities of ship owners, ship masters, and other maritime workers, it is within the realm of admiralty law.

Answers to maritime and admiralty law issues in Washington

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