The Illinois,
103 U.S. 298 (1880)

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The Illinois, 103 U.S. 298 (1880)

The Illinois

103 U.S. 298


The rule requiring a steamer to keep out of the way of a sailing vessel is equally imperative upon the latter to keep her course, and where, by her unnecessary deviation therefrom a collision is rendered unavoidable, the steamer is not liable therefor.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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