Assailing Thieves

Assailing Thieves

In maritime insurance, an insured event providing coverage in the event that a ship's cargo is stolen.
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The Hull and Machinery policy covered damage to the dry dock resulting from certain specified "perils" that included lightning, earthquake, pirates, assailing thieves, and various types of accidents and malfunctions.
This definition, if adopted, would brand public enemies, assailing thieves, and other attackers as pirates.