Berizzi Brothers Co. v. Steamship PesaroAnnotate this Case
271 U.S. 562 (1926)
U.S. Supreme Court
Berizzi Brothers Co. v. Steamship Pesaro, 271 U.S. 562 (1926)
Berizzi Brothers Co. v. Steamship Pesaro
Argued May 7, 1926
Decided June 7, 1926
271 U.S. 562
A ship owned and possessed by a friendly foreign government, and operated by it in the carriage of merchandise for hire, in the interest and service of the nation, is a public ship, and is immune from arrest under process based on a libel in rem by a private suitor, and the district court has no jurisdiction of the case under Jud.Code, § 24, cl. 3, granting that court jurisdiction of "all civil causes of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction." P. 271 U. S. 570.
Appeal from a decree of the district court in admiralty dismissing a libel in rem against a ship owned, possessed, and operated for trade purposes by the Italian government, for want of jurisdiction. See 277 F. 473.
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