Evansville & Bowling Green Packet Co. v. Chero Cola Co.
271 U.S. 19 (1926)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Evansville & Bowling Green Packet Co. v. Chero Cola Co., 271 U.S. 19 (1926)

Evansville & Bowling Green Packet Company v.

Chero Cola Bottling Company

No. 127

Argued January 13, 1926

Decided April 12, 1926

271 U.S. 19

Syllabus

A wharfboat, in a river, used as an office, warehouse, and wharf, but not used or capable of use as a means of transportation, held not a "vessel " within the law allowing limitation of liability. Rev.Stats. § 4283; Act of June 19, 1886, 24 Stat. 79. P. 271 U. S. 22.

Affirmed.

Appeal from a decree of the district court dismissing, for want of jurisdiction, a petition in admiralty for limitation of liability.

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