Amendments to the Navigation Laws

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Appendix of measurement 25 Vessels exempt from measurement 26 Measurement of foreign vessels
DOCUMENTS OF VESSELS 27 Carpenters certificate 28 Oath of owner 29 Masters oath of citizenship 30 Place of registry 31 Form of register 32 C...
Loss of register
Failure to deliver former register 41 Cancellation of register
Special registry law New York and Paris act 43 Change of trade 44 Method of enrollment and license
Oath of master and owner 46 Fees 47 Form of enrollment
Form of license
Duration of license 50 Surrender of license
Enrollment and license to corporation
Change of owner 53 Change of master 54 Certification by customs oflicer 55 Enrollment outside of district
Special provisions for enrollment and license
Inspection of enrollment and license 58 Record of Americanbuilt vessels owned by aliens
Offenses against the registry law
Offenses against enrollment and license laws
PART IV OFFICERS OF MERCHANT VESSELS 4 61 Citizenship of officers 62 Duration of licenses 63 Service during war 64 Officers license 65 ...
MERCHANT SEAMEN 72 Definitions 73 Exemption from militia duty 74 Naturalization and citizenship of seamen 75 Shipping officers 76 Illegal ...
Owners or masters may ship seamen in certain 78 Apprentices
Agreement to ship in foreign trade
Period of engagement
Penalty for shipment without agreement 82 Undermanning 83 Shipment in foreign ports before consuls
Crew list 85 Failure to produce crew
Papers relating to crew
Forms and penalties
Shipment of seamen in the costing or nearby foreign trade 88 Agreement in coasting trade not before commissioner
Agreement with fishermen
Discharge in foreign trade 91 Discharge in foreign ports
Vessels exempt from libel for wages_ 94 Advances and allotments of wages
Wages and clothing exempt from attachment
Desertion of seamen abroad 97 Desertion of foreign seamen in the United States
Arbitration before shipping commissioner 99 Soliciting lodgers
Jurisdiction over American seamen in foreign ports and foreign sea men in American ports
Seamens witness fees
SEAWORTHINESS SUPPLIES LOGBOOK 112 Unseaworthy vessels 113 Inspection of hulls and equipment
Inspection of seaworthiness at domestic ports
115 Inspection of seaworthiness at foreign ports
Provisions and water
Weights and measures
Warmth and clothing
LIABILITY OF OWNERS MASTERS AND SHIPPERS 122 Liability of owners masters and shippers_
Act of February 13 1893 Harter Act
General libel bond
INSPECTION OF STEAM VESSELS 125 General provisions
Inspection of registered foreignbuilt vessels

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Page 348 - ... between the two vessels shall make the overtaking vessel a crossing vessel within the meaning of these rules, or relieve her of the duty of keeping clear of the overtaken vessel until she is finally past and clear. As by day the overtaking vessel...
Page 364 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any ship, or the owner, or master, or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper look.out, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.
Page 108 - That it shall not be lawful for the manager, agent, master or owner of any vessel transporting merchandise or property from or between ports of the United States and foreign ports to insert in any bill of lading or shipping document any clause, covenant, or agreement whereby it, he, or they shall be relieved from liability for loss or damage arising from negligence, fault, or failure in proper loading, stowage, custody, care, or proper delivery of any and all lawful merchandise or property committed...
Page 108 - That if the owner of any vessel transporting merchandise or property to or from any port in the United States of America shall exercise due diligence to make the said vessel in all respects seaworthy and properly manned, equipped, and supplied...
Page 353 - 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 291 - That no person who disbelieves in or who is opposed to all organized government, or who is a member of or affiliated with any organization entertaining and teaching such disbelief in or opposition to all 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 354 - ... of ten points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on the port side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.
Page 341 - ... 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. To make the use of these portable lights more certain and easy the lanterns containing them shall each be painted outside with the color of the light they respectively contain, and shall be provided with proper screens.
Page 332 - 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 361 - ... 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.

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