324 F2d 957 Spencer v. Alcoa Steamship Company

324 F.2d 957

Percival SPENCER, Plaintiff-Appellant,
ALCOA STEAMSHIP COMPANY, Inc., Defendant-Appellee.

No. 152.

Docket 28220.

United States Court of Appeals Second Circuit.

Argued December 3, 1963.

Decided December 9, 1963.

Plaintiff appeals from the order of the District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Matthew T. Abruzzo, Judge, dismissing the action for improper jurisdiction and forum non conveniens.

Fink, Frank & Gerringer, New York City (Jacquin Frank and Herman B. Gerringer, New York City, on the brief), for plaintiff-appellant.

Haight, Gardner, Poor & Havens, New York City (J. Ward O'Neill and Francis X. Byrn, New York City, of counsel), for defendant-appellee.

Before MOORE, FRIENDLY and KAUFMAN, Circuit Judges.


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We affirm the order declining jurisdiction and dismissing the action on the opinion of Judge Abruzzo, 221 F.Supp. 343 (E.D.N.Y.1963).