David P. Pugh worked for H.C. Knight, a firm that performed average adjustments for the Average Adjusters Association of the United States.
This is a collection of printed copies of statements of average adjustments for vessels that had suffered collisions, fires, or other damages, 1897-1938. The documents include extracts from ships logs; survey reports; schedules of financial damages to vessels and cargoes and associated costs, such as towage and repairs; and schedules of disbursements and allowances. Documents are marked with the seal of the Average Adjusters Association of the United States. Adjusters with statements included in the collection are: H.C. Knight; Mather & Co.; William Richards & Son; May & Richards; and Johnson & Higgins. H.C. Knight statements are signed by David P. Pugh, Average Adjuster. Vessels represented in the collection include: Dannedaike, Hagan, Jacksonville, York Castle, Maggie, Vesta, and Vaarli.
- Ships’ logs
- Insurance, Marine
- Marine Insurance