No. 66-H-8.

322 F.Supp. 314 (1970)

ESSO INTERNATIONAL, INC. v. The SS CAPTAIN JOHN, her Engines, Boilers, etc., and Bright Star Steamship Company, Inc.

United States District Court, S. D. Texas, Houston Division.

March 11, 1970.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Fulbright, Crooker, Freeman, Bates & Jaworski, E. V. Greenwood, Houston, Tex., for plaintiff.

Eikel & Goller, Robert Eikel, Houston, Tex., for defendant.


GARZA, District Judge.

Plaintiff, Esso International, Inc., originally brought this suit in Baltimore in rem and in personam to recover $37,398.46 from Bright Star Steamship Company, Inc., for fuel and lubricants furnished the SS CAPTAIN JOHN.

Since the CAPTAIN JOHN was found in Baltimore, the vessel was seized and the Defendant, Bright Star Steamship Company, Inc., posted its bond to secure release to it of the vessel. The suit was later...

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