Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
George W. Healy, III, Theodore G. Dimitry, New Orleans, La., for plaintiff.
William A. Porteous, III, New Orleans, La., for defendants Tug Capt. O'Brien, O'Brien Tugs, Inc. and Interstate Fire and Casualty Co.
Rufus C. Harris, Jr., New Orleans, La., for defendant Otto Candies, Inc.
H. Barton Williams, New Orleans, La., for defendant Venice Work Vessels, Inc.
United States District Court, E. D. Louisiana, New Orleans Division.
RUBIN, District Judge:
A workover drilling barge under tow up the Mississippi River capsized. The barge's hull insurer paid the owner and the cargo interests and sued the tug, its owners, and their insurers, to recover its loss alleging that the tug was negligent and had violated its contract of towage. It also sued another tug that had assisted in the towage for a part of the voyage.
Workover Barge No. 9 was under contract to work over a well for Superior...
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