Thames Towboat Co. v. The Francis McDonald - 254 U.S. 242 (1920)
U.S. Supreme Court
Thames Towboat Co. v. The Francis McDonald, 254 U.S. 242 (1920)
Thames Towboat Co. v. The Francis McDonald
Argued November 18, 1920
Decided December 6, 1920
254 U.S. 242
The rule that contracts for the construction of ships are nonmaritime and not within the admiralty jurisdiction applies to contracts for the work and material necessary to finish a partly constructed vessel which has been launched. P. 254 U. S. 243.
The case is stated in the opinion.