The J. P. Donaldson - 167 U.S. 599 (1897)
U.S. Supreme Court
The J. P. Donaldson, 167 U.S. 599 (1897)
The J. P. Donaldson
Argued April 1, 1896
Decided May 24, 1897
167 U.S. 599
No contribution in general average can be had against a steam tug for the casting off and abandonment, by her master, of her tow of barges, with the intention and the effect of saving the tug.
The case is stated in the opinion.