Vancouver Steamship Co., Ltd. v. Rice
288 U.S. 445 (1933)

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Vancouver Steamship Co., Ltd. v. Rice, 288 U.S. 445 (1933)

Vancouver Steamship Co., Ltd. v. Rice

No. 469

Argued February 9, 1933

Decided March 13, 1933

288 U.S. 445

Syllabus

A stevedore at work on a vessel in navigable waters in Oregon received injuries through the vessel's negligence from which he afterwards died ashore. The Oregon law gave the administrator an action at law for the damages resulting from the death, and a lien on the vessel.

Held that the cause of action was enforceable in admiralty in rem against the vessel. P. 288 U. S. 447.

60 F.2d 793 affirmed.

Certiorari, 287 U.S. 593, to review the reversal of a decree dismissing a libel in admiralty.

Page 288 U. S. 446

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