Lighthouse Service. Hearings ... on H.R. 7913, Feb. 9, 1918

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Page 18 - Service as he may deem to the best interest of the country, and after such transfer all expenses connected therewith shall be defrayed out of the appropriations for the department to which transfer is made...
Page 8 - ... coasts and the rivers of the United States, Porto Rico, and the naval station in Cuba into not exceeding nineteen light-house districts, and a light-house inspector shall be assigned in charge of each district.
Page 37 - That commissioned officers, warrant officers, petty officers, and other enlisted men of the Coast Guard shall receive the same pay, allowances, and increases as now are, herein are, or hereafter may be prescribed for corresponding grades or ratings and length of service in the Navy: and the grades and ratings of warrant officers, chief petty officers, petty officers and other enlisted persons in the...
Page 40 - ... be compulsorily retired from further performance of duty: Provided, That the annual compensation of persons so retired shall be a sum equal to one-fortieth of the average annual pay received for the last five years of service for each year of active service in the Lighthouse Service, or in a department or branch of the Government having a retirement system, not to exceed in any case thirty-fortieths of such average annual pay received.
Page 40 - All officers and employees engaged In the field service or on vessels of the Lighthouse Service...
Page 17 - President is hereby authorized, whenever in his judgment a sufficient national emergency exists, to transfer to the service and jurisdiction of the War Department, or of the Navy Department, such vessels, equipment, stations, and personnel of the Coast and Geodetic Survey as he may deem to the best interest of the country...
Page 43 - ... in the Lighthouse Service or in a department or branch of the Government having a retirement system, not to exceed in any case thirty-fortieths of such average annual pay received : Provided further, That such retirement pay shall not include any amount on account of subsistence or other allowance. SEC. 7. That hereafter a superintendent of lighthouses shall be assigned in charge of each lighthouse district at an annual salary of not exceeding $3,000 each, except that the salary of the third...
Page 43 - President may designate army engineers to perform the duties of and act as inspectors. The President may detail officers of the Engineer Corps of the United States Army for consultation or to superintend the construction or repair of any aid to navigation authorized by Congress.
Page 39 - That hereafter post lantern lights and other aids to navigation may be established and maintained, in the discretion of the Commissioner of Lighthouses, out of the annual appropriation for the Lighthouse Service on the Mobile, Tombigbee, Warrior, and Black Warrior Rivers, Alabama, and Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada.
Page 8 - Regulations for the United States Lighthouse Service," prescribed in accordance with the act of June 17, 1910, charge the lighthouse inspector with the following duties: " The inspector is charged with the supervision of all the work of the district in which he is assigned to duty, and he is responsible under the commissioner for its efficient and economical administration. " He is responsible for the proper management of the light stations, fogsignal stations, light vessels...

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