Dixilyn Drilling Corp. v. Crescent Co.Annotate this Case
372 U.S. 697 (1963)
U.S. Supreme Court
Dixilyn Drilling Corp. v. Crescent Co., 372 U.S. 697 (1963)
Dixilyn Drilling Corp. v. Crescent Towing & Salvage Co.
Argued March 21, 1963
Decided April 15, 1963
372 U.S. 697
The holding of Bisso v. Inland Waterways Corp.,349 U. S. 85, and Boston Metals Co. v. The Winding Gulf,349 U. S. 122, that a towboat owner may not validly contract against liability for its own negligence is reaffirmed. Pp. 372 U. S. 697-698.
303 F.2d 237 reversed.