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THE SCOW "6-S", 250 U. S. 269 (1919)

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The Scow "6-S", 250 U.S. 269 (1919)

The Scow "6-S"*

No. 301

Argued April 24, 1919

Decided June 2, 1919

250 U.S. 269


The Act of June 29, 1888, c. 496, 25 Stat. 209, as amended, regulating dumping in New York Harbor, renders a vessel employed in violating its provisions directly liable for the same pecuniary penalties that it imposes on individuals, and these may be enforced against the vessel summarily by libel, without awaiting the result of criminal proceedings against the individuals. P. 250 U. S. 271. The Strathairly, 124 U. S. 558, distinguished.

There is no constitutional or other reason why an unliquidated fine may not be enforced against a vessel in admiralty, and jurisdiction of such a proceeding is conferred upon the district court by the chanroblesvirtualawlibrary

Page 250 U. S. 270

Act of 1888, supra, whether or not it be regarded a a proceeding for the enforcement of a penalty or forfeiture within § 24 of the Judicial Code. P. 250 U. S. 272.

247 F.3d 8 affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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