Gonsalves v. Morse Dry Dock & Repair Co.
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266 U.S. 171 (1924)
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Gonsalves v. Morse Dry Dock & Repair Co., 266 U.S. 171 (1924)
Gonsalves v. Morse Dry Dock & Repair Company
Argued October 6, 1924
Decided November 17, 1924
266 U.S. 171
An action by an employee for personal injuries attributable to his employer's negligence and suffered while the employee was engaged on repairs of a vessel then resting in a dock floating on navigable waters, is within the jurisdiction of the district court in admiralty.
Appeal from a decree of the district court dismissing a libel in admiralty for want of Jurisdiction.