admiralty and maritime jurisdiction.The exercise of authority over maritime cases by the U.S.

district  courts  sitting  in  admiralty.  See  28  USCA  §  1333.  —  Often  shortened  to  admiralty

jurisdiction;   maritime   jurisdiction.See   ADMIRALTY(1);   SUPPLEMENTAL   RULES   FOR

CERTAIN  ADMIRALTY  AND  MARITIME  CLAIMS  .  [Cases:  Admiralty    1–25.  C.J.S.

Admiralty §§ 2–86, 280; Conflict of Laws § 49.] [Blacks Law 8th]