United States of America, Owner of the Ruchamkin, Appellant and Cross-appellee, v. Texas Company, Appellee and Cross-appellant.parley Bright, Administrator; Catherine Bode, Administratrix; Barbara Allred, Administratrix; and Margaret Fulwiler, Administratrix, Appellees, 272 F.2d 711 (4th Cir. 1959)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 272 F.2d 711 (4th Cir. 1959) Argued November 6, 1959
Decided December 31, 1959

Cross-Appeals from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Alexandria; Albert V. Bryan, Judge.


John G. Laughlin, Attorney, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (George Cochran Doub, Asst. Atty. Gen., John M. Hollis, U. S. Atty., Norfolk, Va., and Morton Hollander, Attorney, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C., on brief), for United States of America, owner of The Ruchamkin, appellant and cross-appellee.

Joseph M. Brush, New York City, and Francis N. Crenshaw, Norfolk, Va., for Texas Co., appellee and cross-appellant.

Lawrence Drasin, New York City (Marvin Schwartz, New York City, on brief), for Parley Bright, administrator, et al., appellees.

Before SOBELOFF, Chief Judge, SOPER, Circuit Judge, and R. DORSEY WATKINS, District Judge.

SOPER, Circuit Judge.

Affirmed upon the opinion of the District Court, 172 F. Supp. 905.

Affirmed.