Admiralty  Extension  Act.A  1948  statute  extending  admiralty-tort  jurisdiction  to  include  all

cases in which damage or injury is caused by a vessel on navigable water, regardless of where the

injury or damage occurred. 46 USCA app. § 740. • Specifically, the Act extended jurisdiction over

damages and  injuries  that  a  vessel  causes on  land,  such  as  to  bridges and  piers  or  to  people  on them. — Abbr. AEA. [Blacks Law 8th]