Amendments to the Navigation Laws

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Deckhouses breaks etc
Open vessels 1
Deductions for other purposes 1
Register tonnage 1
Appendix of measurement 1
Measurement of foreign vessels 1
DOCUMENTS OF VESSELS 28 Carpenters certificate BY 29 Oath of owner
Masters oath of citizenship
Form of register
Custody and surrender of register
Registers to corporations
Change of owner 36 Change of build 37 Change of master
Mortgage and bill of sale
Sale to alien
Failure to deliver former register 42 Cancellation of register
Special registry law New York and Paris act 44 Change of trade 45 Method of enrollment and license
Oath of master and owner 47 Fees 48 Form of enrollment
Form of license
Duration of license 51 Surrender of license
Enrollment and license to corporations
Change of owner 54 Change of master 55 Certification by customs officer 56 Enrollment outside of district
Special provisions for enrollment and license
Inspection of enrollment and license 59 Record of Americanbuilt vessels owned by aliens
Offenses against the registry law
Offenses against enrollment and license laws 45
OFFICERS OF MERCHANT VESSELS 62 Citizenship of officers 63 Duration of licenses 64 Service during war 65 Oficers license 66 Masters licen...
MERCHANT SEAMEN 73 Definitions 74 Exemptions from militia duty
Naturalization and citizenship of seamen 76 Shipping officers
Illegal shipments
Owners or masters may ship sea men in certain cases 79 Apprentices
Agreement to ship in foreign trade_
81 Period of engagement
Penalty for shipment without agreement 83 Undermanning 84 Shipment in foreign ports before consuls
Crew list 86 Failure to produce crew
Papers relating to crew
Shipment of seamen in the coasting or nearby foreign trade
Agreement in coa sting trade not before commissioner 90 Agreement with fishermen
Discharge in foreign trade 92 Discharge in foreign ports

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Page 294 - ... organized government, or who advocates or teaches the duty, necessity, or propriety of the unlawful assaulting or killing of any officer or officers, either of specific individuals or of officers generally, of the Government of the United States...
Page 344 - In obeying and construing these rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and collision, and to any special circumstances which may render a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger. SOUND SIGNALS FOR PASSING STEAMERS. ART. 28. The words "short blast" used in this article shall mean a blast of about one second's duration.
Page 350 - ... exceeding forty feet above the hull, one such light and at or near the stern of the vessel, and at such a height that it shall be not less than fifteen feet lower than the forward light, another such light.
Page 432 - It is of three kinds: 1. Voluntary - upon a sudden quarrel or heat of passion. 2. Involuntary - in the commission of an unlawful act, not amounting to a felony; or in the commission of a lawful act which might produce death, in an unlawful manner, or without due caution and circumspection; provided that this subdivision shall not apply to acts committed in the driving of a vehicle.
Page 332 - On the starboard side a green 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 350 - Art. 12. Every vessel may, if necessary in order to attract attention in addition to the lights which she is by these rules required to carry, show a flare-up light or use any detonating signal that cannot be mistaken for a distress signal.
Page 404 - Every person who, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, begins or sets on foot, or provides or prepares the means for, any military expedition or enterprise, to be carried on from thence against the territory or dominions of any foreign prince or state or of any colony, district, or people with whom the United States are at peace, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding three thousand dollars and imprisoned not more than three years.
Page 362 - A vessel under one hundred and fifty feet in length when at anchor shall carry forward, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light, in a lantern so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light visible all around the horizon at a distance of at least one mile.
Page 368 - ... use : and shall, on the approach of or to other vessels, be exhibited on their respective sides in sufficient time to prevent collision, in such manner as to make them most visible, and so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side nor the red light on the starboard side, nor, if practicable, more than two points abaft the beam on their respective sides.
Page 340 - A steam vessel under way, but stopped, and having no way upon her, shall sound, at intervals of not more than two minutes, two prolonged blasts, with an interval of about one second between.

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