Evansville & Bowling Green Packet Co. v. Chero Cola Co.,
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271 U.S. 19 (1926)
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Evansville & Bowling Green Packet Co. v. Chero Cola Co., 271 U.S. 19 (1926)
Evansville & Bowling Green Packet Company v.
Chero Cola Bottling Company
Argued January 13, 1926
Decided April 12, 1926
271 U.S. 19
A wharfboat, in a river, used as an office, warehouse, and wharf, but not used or capable of use as a means of transportation, held not a "vessel " within the law allowing limitation of liability. Rev.Stats. § 4283; Act of June 19, 1886, 24 Stat. 79. P. 271 U. S. 22.
Appeal from a decree of the district court dismissing, for want of jurisdiction, a petition in admiralty for limitation of liability.