Boston Metals Co. v. The Winding Gulf,
349 U.S. 122 (1955)

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Boston Metals Co. v. The Winding Gulf, 349 U.S. 122 (1955)

Boston Metals Co. v. The Winding Gulf

No. 70

Argued March 1, 1955

Decided May 16, 1955

349 U.S. 122


In the circumstances of this case, whatever the towage contract provided, the owner of a tow was not liable to a third party for the negligence of employees of a towing company, where such employees were in fact acting as employees of the towing company, and not as employees of the owner of the tow. Bisso v. Inland Waterways Corp., ante, p. 349 U. S. 85. Pp. 349 U. S. 122-123.

209 F.2d 410 reversed.

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