No. 74-3578. Summary Calendar.

514 F.2d 105 (1975)

William F. LUHRSEN, Jr., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. VANTAGE STEAMSHIP CORP., Defendant, Verity Marine Corp., Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

June 6, 1975.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Dan C. Garner, Kenneth M. Henke, New Orleans, La., for plaintiff-appellant.

Mat M. Gray, III, New Orleans, La., for defendant-appellee.

Before GEWIN, GOLDBERG and DYER, Circuit Judges.


This is an appeal from the denial of plaintiff-appellant Luhrsen's motion for a new trial based upon newly discovered evidence. We affirm.

Luhrsen, a seaman-electrician, was a member of the crew of the S/S HOOD, owned by defendants. As a part of his duties he was required to check the shipboard electrical equipment, including a diffuser fan in the vessel's chillbox. In doing so on one occasion his hand was seriously injured by the fan's turning...

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