Dixilyn Drilling Corp. v. Crescent Co.
372 U.S. 697 (1963)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Dixilyn Drilling Corp. v. Crescent Co., 372 U.S. 697 (1963)

Dixilyn Drilling Corp. v. Crescent Towing & Salvage Co.

No. 297

Argued March 21, 1963

Decided April 15, 1963

372 U.S. 697

Syllabus

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.

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