The GalateaAnnotate this Case
92 U.S. 439 (1875)
U.S. Supreme Court
The Galatea, 92 U.S. 439 (1875)
92 U.S. 439
Where, in order to avoid a collision between two vessels propelled by steam, one going with and the other against the tide, it is conceded that one should stop, it is the duty of the vessel proceeding against the tide to do so, as her movements can be controlled with less difficulty than those of the other vessel.
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