Penedo Cia Naviera S. A., Claimant-respondent, Appellant, v. Nicholas Maniatis, Libellant, Appellee, 273 F.2d 618 (4th Cir. 1960)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 273 F.2d 618 (4th Cir. 1960) Argued January 13, 1960
Decided January 14, 1960

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Norfolk; Walter E. Hoffman, Judge. 176 F. Supp. 63.

John W. Winston, Norfolk (Seawell, McCoy, Winston & Dalton, Norfolk, on the brief), for appellant.

Sidney H. Kelsey, Norfolk, for appellee.

Before SOBELOFF, Chief Judge, and SOPER and HAYNSWORTH, Circuit Judges.


The District Court on remand of this case has determined that the libellant's injuries were due to the unseaworthy condition of the vessel. We think that this finding is warranted by the evidence, and we thus have no occasion to consider any of the questions concerning the applicability of the Liberian law of negligence.

The judgment is