Laws Governing Marine Inspection

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975
 

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Page 2 - In every case of collision between two vessels it shall be the duty of the master or person in charge of each vessel, if and so far as he can do so without serious danger to his own vessel, crew, and passengers...
Page 147 - On the port side a red light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, so fixed as to throw- the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam...
Page 24 - Notification received pursuant to this paragraph or information obtained by the exploitation of such notification shall not be used against any such person in any criminal case, except a prosecution for perjury or for giving a false statement.
Page 198 - Territories, and possessions thereof embraced within the coastwise laws, either directly or via a foreign port, or for any part of the transportation, in any other vessel than a vessel built in and documented under the laws of the United States...
Page 147 - On the starboard side a green light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of...
Page 5 - ... be the duty of the owner of such sunken craft to immediately mark it with a buoy or beacon during the day and a lighted lantern at night, and to maintain such marks until the sunken craft is removed or abandoned, and the neglect or failure of the said owner so to do shall be unlawful; and it shall be the duty of the owner of such sunken craft to commence the immediate removal of the same, and prosecute such removal diligently, and failure to do so shall be considered as an abandonment of such...
Page 25 - Whenever a marine disaster in or upon the navigable waters of the United States has created a substantial threat of a pollution hazard to the public health or welfare of the United States...
Page 164 - No seaman shall by any agreement forfeit his lien upon the ship, or be deprived of any remedy for the recovery of his wages to which he would otherwise have been entitled ; and every stipulation in any agreement inconsistent with any provision of this act, and every stipulation by which any seaman...
Page 147 - The rules concerning lights shall be complied with in all weathers from sunset, to sunrise, and during such time no other lights which may be mistaken for the prescribed lights shall be exhibited.
Page 12 - Provided, That no person shall be arrested without process for any offense not committed in the presence of some one of the aforesaid officials...

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