Recent Important Decisions

Admiralty – Meaning of “Shore” – Certain sections of a dry dock containing a tug were driven by a violent storm across the Mobile River and left on the land above the ordinary high water mark. Held, subject to salvage, and a suit to recover for replacing the tug in the water within admiralty jurisdiction. The Gulfport, (Dist. Ct, S. D. Ala., 1917), 243 Fed. 676.