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SEVENTIETH CONGRESS. SESS. L CBS. 461,454,455. 1928. 1731 Pr<J1Jided, That the sa.id Frank Dixon establishes to the satisfaction of ~oN~ the Secretary of the Navy that he was actually de~ndent upon his estab\:~:'ce son, the said Floyd Dixon, at the time of the latter B death. to be Approved, April 27, 1928. OHAP. 4G4.- An Act For the relief of the EaJde Transport Company (J..imited) and the West of England Steamship Owners' Protection and Indemnity As3ociation (I..imited). A~I 28, 11128 . [S.3607.) [Private, No. 100.1 Be it e'fIt(U)ted by tM Seru:de 0ITI.<d H OU8e of Rep1'e8entative8 of tM United statu ·o,tAmerioa in OM1fM'e8S OJJ8mnbled.., That the claims Ea"le TranlPort - ••~. ••. Company (Limited) of the Eagle ansport Company (LImIted) and the West of and the Wilt of Eng- En~land Steamship Owners' Protection and Indemnity Association ~~ ~:rn o:'d (Limjted) against the United States for damages and loss alleged Indemnity AIIIoclation to have been sustained by them as a result of the collision between (Ll.f.t,.~ IIlit for the British steamship S8.n Tirso and the United States transport ~ll:~0~61:r~a~ Pocahontas which occurred in Gravesend Bay New York on or Tlrso," In district , • _'. , court. about December 14, 1917, may be determlDed 1!l a swt to be brought by the said claimants ag$lst the United States in the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York, sitting as a court of admiralty and acting under the ·rules governing such court in admiralty cases, and that said court shall have jurisdiction lurladictlon of court. to hear and determ,ine the whole controversy and to enter a judgment or decree for the amount of the legal damages, without interest, sustained by reason of said collision, if any sUch be found to be due either for or against the United States, upon the same principles and measures of liability and with costs, as j,n like cases in admir81ty between private parties and with the same rights of appeal: Provided, That such notice of the suit shall be s!ven to the Attorney Prom-. General of the United States as may be prOVided by the order of ne~og:e;~:,toAttor­ the said court and upon the receipt of such not,ice It shall be the duty of the Attorney General to cause the United States attorney in the district to appear and defend for the United States: Provided Commencement 01 l'IlII't'Mr, That Bucn suit shall be brought and commenced within four suit. months of the da~ of the approval of this Act. Approved, Apri128, 1928. April 28, 1928. CHAP. 466. - An Act For the relief of the owners of the British steamship [S.3506.) Larchgrove. [Private, No. 101 .] Be it enacted by ths Serultt lIIfUl H()tt8e of Representative8 of tM United State8 of America in Oongress Q,88embled, That the claim of Is~'~~" Brit- the owners of the British steamship Larchgrove against the United sug~rsc:ill::J'~~ States for damages and loss alleged to bave been caused by a IICIlllIn district court. collision between the said steamshi,p Larchsrove and the AmerIcan steamship Hawaiian off Tarifa POlDt, SpalD, on October 27, 1918, may be determined in a suit to be brought by the said owners against the United States in the District COurt of the United States for the Southern District of New York, sitting as a court of admiralty and acting under the rules governing such court in . .. h 1urladictlon of court. admiralty cases j and that said court shall have jurIsdICtIOn to ear and determine the whole controversy and to enter a judgment or decree for the amount of the legal damages, without interest, sustained by reason of said collision, if any shall be found to be due either for or against the United States, upon the same principles and measures of liability, and with costs, as in like cases in admiralty between private parties and with the same rights of appeal: