Unformatted text preview: The ones that sank didn’t have the radios. Because they didn’t they were slacking. They didn’t get the storm warning and didn’t turn around. They were carrying coal and coke and the cargo’s were lost. Defense : Northern Barge Corporation. H.N. Hartwell & Son, Inc. Verdict : The tugs were unseaworthy because they didn’t have the radios. This is why the barges sank, so the tug company is liable. Law and Economics Notes :...
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- Fall '07
- Economics, Barge, Tugboat, Northern Barge Corporation, New England Coal & Coke Co, TJ Hooper vs