Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Frank D. Sturges, (with whom was Mr. Edward L. Owen on the brief,) for appellant.
Mr. George Bethune Adams, (with whom was Mr. Franklin A. Wilcox on the brief,) for appellee.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE BROWN, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.
The principal contention of the appellant is that the Pavonia was in fault for leaving her slip at the time she did, in view of the strong ebb tide, northerly wind, and the proximity of the Breakwater.
The facts were that, at the time the Pavonia left her bridge, the Breakwater was off Barclay Street, about 880 feet down the river, pursuing...
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