449 F2d 1305 Wilson v. Steuart Transportation Company

449 F.2d 1305

Andrew WILSON, Appellant,
v.
STEUART TRANSPORTATION COMPANY, Appellee.

No. 71-1567.

United States Court of Appeals,
Fourth Circuit.

Nov. 16, 1971.

Joseph F. Lentz, Jr., Baltimore, Md., on the brief for appellant.

Willaim B. Ewers, Baltimore, Md., on the brief for appellee.

Before BRYAN, WINTER and CRAVEN, Circuit Judges.

PER CURIAM:

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1

Andrew Wilson, a seaman, injured his elbow while working on a tug owned by Steuart Transportation Company. He filed a complaint in the District Court alleging negligence and unseaworthiness. At the conclusion of the plaintiff's testimony, the District Court granted defendant's motion for dismissal pursuant to Rule 41(b), Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, concluding that the plaintiff had not sustained his burden of showing either negligence or unseaworthiness.

2

We have considered both the record and the briefs and can perceive no error. Accordingly, the judgment of the District Court is affirmed without oral argument.

3

Affirmed.