Liverpool Nav. Co. v. Brooklyn Eastern Dist. Terminal, 251 U.S. 48 (1919)
U.S. Supreme CourtLiverpool Nav. Co. v. Brooklyn Eastern Dist. Terminal, 251 U.S. 48 (1919)
Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate Steam Navigation Co. v.
Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal
Argued November 14, 1919
Decided December 8, 1919
251 U.S. 48
A steam tug, propelling, lashed to its sides, other vessels of the same owner in pursuit of the owner's business, brought one of them -- a float carrying the cargo -- in collision with libelant's vessel. Held that, under Rev.Stats. §§ 4283-4285, the value of the tug, and not the value of the flotilla, was the limit of their owner's liability. P. 251 U. S. 51.
250 F. 1021 affirmed.
The case is stated in the opinion.