The J. P. Donaldson,
167 U.S. 599 (1897)

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The J. P. Donaldson, 167 U.S. 599 (1897)

The J. P. Donaldson

No. 29

Argued April 1, 1896

Decided May 24, 1897

167 U.S. 599


No contribution in general average can be had against a steam tug for the casting off and abandonment, by her master, of her tow of barges, with the intention and the effect of saving the tug.

Page 167 U. S. 600

The case is stated in the opinion.

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