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What about the Allies
Which treaties govern these rules, and which states are parties to them ?
Proposed page move to prize rules
The common name for the "Rules of Prize Warfare" seems to be "prize rules" with "cruiser rules" the second most popular. The current name is not very common.
A Google Book search returns:
- Books 173 on "prize rules" warfare.
- Books 71 on "cruiser rules" warfare.
- Books 5 on "Rules of Prize Warfare".
- Scholar about 51 for "prize rules" warfare.
- Scholar about 16 for "cruiser rules" warfare.
- Scholar 1 for "Rules of Prize Warfare".
- Web 709 English pages for "prize rules" warfare -wikipedia.
- Web 303 English pages for "cruiser rules" warfare -wikipedia.
- Web 9 English pages for "Rules of Prize Warfare" -wikipedia.
What constitutes "a threat to the attacker"?
Technically, wouldn't the vast majority of merchant ships in World War I & II have presented a threat to a submarine due to their vastly larger size? Ramming was one of the main ways to attack a submarine, after all. 188.8.131.52 (talk) 19:59, 24 October 2010 (UTC)
This needs to be merged into Prize law, which is a thorough and accurate discussion of the subject. This article duplicates some of what is already there -- and where it departs it is neither thorough nor accurate.FrederickFolger ⚓(talk) 15:26, 31 January 2016 (UTC)