Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Martin Detels, of New York City (Bigham, Englar, Jones & Houston, Ezra G. Benedict Fox, and Daniel A. Sullivan, all of New York City, on the brief), for appellants.
Geo. Whitefield Betts, Jr., of New York City (Hunt, Hill & Betts and Helen F. Tuohy, all of New York City, on the brief), for appellee.
Before SWAN, CHASE, and CLARK, Circuit Judges.
Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.
CLARK, Circuit Judge.
On a voyage from West Africa to New York in January, 1940, a hull plate of the steamship "Zarembo" cracked during heavy seas, sea water entered her No. 1 hold, and her cargo of cocoa beans was damaged. The cargo owners, Balfour, Guthrie & Co., Ltd., and Commonwealth African, Ltd., appeal from adverse judgments in a libel in rem for cargo damage and loss and in a cross-libel against themselves by the shipowner, American-West African Line,...
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