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The T.J. Hooper
Citation:60 F.2d 737 (2nd Cir.), cert. denied, 287 U.S. 662 (U.S. 1932)
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A cargo owner contracted with a barge owner to move the cargo. The barge owner in turn contracted with a tug owner for services. The tug towed the barges out to sea when they were hit by a storm, sinking several of the barges. The evidence showed that none of the barges had radios, and the barges did not have working pumps.
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