No. 351.

350 U.S. 532 (1956)

76 S.Ct. 617

100 L.Ed. 676


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 9, 1956.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Harry D. Graham argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioners.

Israel Convisser argued the cause and filed a brief for respondent.

MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS delivered the opinion of the Court.

The sole question in the case is whether the cause of action alleged comes within the admiralty jurisdiction of the District Court. The District Court held that this was an action on a maritime contract, within the admiralty jurisdiction, 129 F.Supp. 410. The Court of Appeals reversed, holding that the suit was in the nature of the

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