No. 279, Docket 27849.

315 F.2d 418 (1963)

Albert H. WATKINS, Plaintiff, v. FARRELL LINES INCORPORATED, Defendant and Third Party Plaintiff-Appellant, v. STATES MARINE CORPORATION OF DELAWARE, Third Party Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals Second Circuit.

Decided April 1, 1963.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert A. Lilly, New York City (Stapleton, Flynn & Lilly, John J. Purcell, New York City, of counsel), for appellant.

Yorkston W. Grist, Grist, Cannata & Launer, New York City (Seymour Launer, New York City, of counsel), for third party defendant-appellee.

Before MOORE, FRIENDLY and SMITH, Circuit Judges.

FRIENDLY, Circuit Judge.

Watkins, a seaman on the SS. African Patriot, brought this action under the Jones Act, 46 U.S.C. § 688, against Farrell Lines, Inc., the vessel's owner and operator, to recover for injuries he sustained while endeavoring to resecure deck cargo in a heavy sea on the mid-Pacific. Farrell, having impleaded States Marine Corp. of Delaware, the vessel's time-charterer, settled with Watkins for $33,188.10, for which it sought indemnity from...

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