Law: Rescue and the Law

Rescue and the Law

One blustering day two years ago David Warshauer, 31, Brooklyn truckman, and his brother-in-law, Irving Tuchyner, set out from Oceanside. L. I. in a 16-ft. motorboat, headed for Sheepshead Bay. The wind swept them off their course, far out to sea. Their gasoline gave out, they drifted for five days without food or water. On the sixth day, according to Warshauer, they sighted the S. S. Conte Biancamano, crack passenger liner of the Lloyd Sabaudo Line. When the steamer came within hailing distance, the castaways waved distress signals,...

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