Gonsalves v. Morse Dry Dock & Repair Co.
266 U.S. 171 (1924)

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Gonsalves v. Morse Dry Dock & Repair Co., 266 U.S. 171 (1924)

Gonsalves v. Morse Dry Dock & Repair Company

No. 3

Argued October 6, 1924

Decided November 17, 1924

266 U.S. 171

Syllabus

An action by an employee for personal injuries attributable to his employer's negligence and suffered while the employee was engaged on repairs of a vessel then resting in a dock floating on navigable waters, is within the jurisdiction of the district court in admiralty.

Reversed.

Appeal from a decree of the district court dismissing a libel in admiralty for want of Jurisdiction.

Page 266 U. S. 172

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