U.S. Supreme Court
The Annie Lindsley, 104 U.S. 185 (1881)
The Annie Lindsley
104 U.S. 185
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
1. Under the Act of Feb. 16, 1875, c. 77, 18 Stat., pt. 3, p. 315, the finding of facts by the circuit court in admiralty cases is conclusive.
2. A brig and a schooner were approaching each other nearly end on, on courses involving risk of collision. The schooner put her helm to port. The brig put her helm to starboard, thereby violating Rule 16 prescribed by sec. 4233 of the Revised Statutes, and causing a collision. Held that the brig was liable.