Liverpool & Great Western Steam Co. v. Phenix Ins. Co. - 129 U.S. 397 (1889)
U.S. Supreme Court
Liverpool & Great Western Steam Co. v. Phenix Ins. Co., 129 U.S. 397 (1889)
Liverpool and Great Western Steam Company v. Phenix Insurance Company
Argued November 8-9, 1881
Decided March 5, 1889
129 U.S. 397
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
A decree of the circuit court in admiralty on the instance side, finding negligence in the stranding of a ship, can be reviewed by this Court so far only as it involves a question of law.
The owner of a general ship carrying goods for hire on an ocean voyage is a common carrier.