Limitation of Liability Hearings

CLAIM OF VINCENZIO VICARIO


UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT,
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK.

 

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IN THE MATTER
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Petition of the OCEANIC STEAN NAVIGATION
COMPANY, LTD., for limitation of
liability as owner of the Steamship "TITANIC".
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Now appears VINCENZO VICARIO, of Providence, Rhode Island, and makes claim against the said Steamship "Titanic", as follows:

Claimant was the owner of the following property, of the kind and value hereinafter specified, which was aboard the Steamship "Titanic" when she was sunk as a result of a collision with an iceberg, in or about latitude 41.46 North, longitude 50.14 West, on or about the 14th day of April, 1912, while the said Steamship "Titanic" was proceeding towards the port of New York, United States of America, from Southampton, England. The character of the property and its value is set out in the following table:

 

 

Owner. Shippent (sic) Value
Vincenzo Vicario 40 cases Roquefort Cheese $800.00

 

 

Claimant alleges that prior to April 14, 1912, the above-mentioned goods had been duly shipped aboard the steamship "Titanic", for which bills of lading were duly issued and are now in the possession of claimant.

On April 14, 1912, said Steamship "Titanic", with all of the cargo hereinbefore specified on board, was sunk as the result of a collision with an iceberg at the place aforementioned, and as a result of the collision the said Steamship "Titanic", with all her cargo, including that hereinbefore specified, became a total loss. Said collision was caused and contributed to by the fault and negligence of the Steamship "Titanic", by reason of which your claimant as owner of the aforesaid cargo has sustained damage amounting to the sum of $800, for which he now makes claim against the Steamship "Titanic".

 

 

Dated, New York, July 7th, 1915.  

 

VINCENZO VICARIAL (sig.)

 

 

By Frank Brown (sig.)
As Attorney.