No. 279.

324 U.S. 215 (1945)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 26, 1945.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Eugene Underwood, with whom Mr. Chauncey I. Clark was on the brief, for petitioner.

Assistant Attorney General Shea, with whom Solicitor General Fahy and Mr. Ralph F. Fuchs were on the brief, for the United States.

MR. JUSTICE REED delivered the opinion of the Court.

This writ brings here for review a libel filed by the petitioner, a Canadian corporation and owner of the steamship Cavelier, against the respondent, the United States Government, to recover, under the provisions of the Public Vessels Act, 1925, 43 Stat. 1112,1 damages alleged to have been suffered by the Cavelier due to the negligent operation...

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