No. 13346.

255 F.2d 31 (1958)

The Libel of the late James M. NELSON by Clifton Nelson, Administrator, Appellant, v. GREENE LINE STEAMERS, Inc., Owner of THE Steamer, DELTA QUEEN, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit.

May 14, 1958.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

W. Scott Miller, Jr., and D. H. Robinson, Louisville, Ky., for appellant.

Joseph E. Stopher, Louisville, Ky. (A. J. Deindoerfer, Boehl, Stopher, Graves & Deindoerfer, Louisville, Ky., on the brief), for appellee.

Before McALLISTER and MILLER, Circuit Judges, and CECIL, District Judge.


This action was filed in the District Court by the Administrator of James M. Nelson to recover damages by reason of the death of Nelson while working on the vessel, Delta Queen, which was owned and operated by the appellee, Greene Line Steamers, Inc.

The basic facts are as follows. The vessel, Delta Queen, was an excursion steamer on the Ohio, Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers. It made its last trip of the regular 1953...

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