Navigation Laws of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1920
 

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Contents

Open vessels
29
Deductions for other purposes
31
Deductions for propelling power
32
Register tonnage
33
Vessels exempt from measurement
34
DOCUMENTS OF VESSELS 33 Carpenters certificate
35
Masters oath of citizenship
36
Form of register
38
Custody and surrender of register
39
Registers to corporations
40
Change of owner of registered vessel
41
Mortgage and bill of sale
42
Sale to alien
43
Failure to deliver former register
44
OFFICERS OF MERCHANT VESSELS
56
350
58
MERCHANT SEAMEN
63
Penalty for shipment without agreement
69
Discharge in foreign trade
76
Vessels exempt from libel for wages
82
Offenses and punishments
90
Unseaworthy vessels 121 Inspection of hulls and equipment 122 Seagoing barges 123 Inspection of seaworthiness at domestic ports 124 Inspection o...
104
LIABILITY OF OWNERS MASTERS AND SHIPPERS 131 Liability of owners masters and shippers 132 Act of February 13 1893 Harter Act 133 G...
114
INSPECTION OF STEAM VESSELS 134 General provisions 135 Inspection of registered foreignbuilt vessels 136 Manning of inspected vessels 137...
119
152 Accommodations
152
Light and
153
Provisions
154
Medical attendance 156 Discipline and cleanliness 157 Privacy of passengers 158 Explosives cattle 159 Boarding vessel passenger list
165
Death of passenger
173
Penalties
174
GENERAL PILOT LAWS 163 General pilot laws
175
TONNAGE TAX 164 Rates of tax
177
165a Philippine vessels
178
Alien tonnage taxes in exceptional cases
179
Light money in exceptional cases
180
Refund of tonnage tax
181
DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION 171 Discrimination against American vessels
183
Discrimination against products of the United States
185
Vessels of nations not assimilated by treaty to American vessels
186
Discriminating duties
187
ENTRY AND CLEARANCE 177 Clearance
190
Form of outward manifest
191
Form of clearance
192
Liveoak timber
193
Oath of ownership on entry
194
Deposit of papers
195
War documents passports sea letters
196
Illegal boarding of vessel
197
CUSTOMS LAWS DIRECTLY RELATING TO VESSELS 191 Boarding and search of vessel
198
Seizure of vessels or merchandise
199
Exemption from forfeiture
202
MoietiesInformers and customs officers awards
203
Procedure
205
Oaths of masters and owners
207
ENTRY OF MERCHANDISE 198 Definitions
208
Ports of entry
209
Special inward manifest for Treasury Department
210
Cargo in bulk
211
Inspection of merchandise laden for export
212
Vessels exempt from entry
213
TARIFF PROVISIONS DIRECTLY RELATING TO VESSELS
247
Inward manifests
253
Discharging cargo and passengers
260
Great districts
262
Foreign tugboats
270
TRADE WITH THE PHILIPPINES
278
TRADE WITH ALASKA AND VIRGIN ISLANDS
284
Provisions of Revised Statutes
293
Report to Congress
294
Alien fishermen in Alaska
298
QUARANTINE AND BILLS OF HEALTH 315 Consular bill of health
301
Quarantine regulations
302
Quarantine inspection
304
Suspension of commerce
305
Penalties
306
Removal of cargo
307
General ocean mail service
320
WRECKS 349 Report of wrecks
324
Canadian wrecks
325
Wrecks in Florida waters
326
Coast GUARD CUTTERS 353 Coast Guard cutters
327
REMISSION OF FINES AND PENALTIES 354 Remission of fines and penalties
329
CATTLE LIVE STOCK AND DAIRY TRADE 355 Regulation of cattle ships
331
Horses and horse meat
333
Diseased cattle
334
Exportation of diseased live stock
335
Care of cattle in domestic trade
337
Neat cattle
339
Inspection of butter and dairy products
340
ADULTERATED PRODUCTS 364 General provision
342
369
350
Consideration of future rules
369
Limits of application of international and inland or local rules
380
Rules for the Red River of the North and rivers emptying into Gulf
390
Rules for the St Marys River
396
OBSTRUCTIONS TO NAVIGATION
403
Guano islands Page
442
Instruction in shipbuilding
448
Great LakesAtlantic Canal
463
a Vessels in ports of the United States in time of war
469
h Acquisition of vessels by United States
476
LEGAL PROCEDURE
482
Rape
488
PIRACY Page 458 Piracy
494
Crimes deemed piracy
495
PROTECTION OF SUBMARINE CABLES 460 Protection of submarine cables
497
ADMINISTRATIVE AND EXECUTIVE OFFICES 461 Department of Commerce
500
Bureau of Navigation
504
Shipping commissioners
506
Customs officers
507
SteamboatInspection Service
514
Public Health Service
521
Immigration and Naturalization Bureau
523
Coast Guard
526
LifeSaving Service
528
Coast Guard
532
Treasury agents
536
Alaska seal agents
537
Coast and Geodetic Survey
538
District court commissioners
539
Unauthorized services
540
476a Waterways Commission
541
476b Bureau of War Risk Insurance
542
FEES PAYABLE BY PRIVATE PERSONS 477 Fees on vessels payable by private persons
549
Customs districts and ports of entry
554
119
556
Power to designate ports and subports
560
CONSULATES OF THE UNITED STATES 480 Consulates of the United States
562
APPENDIX THE SHIPPING Act AS AMENDED AND THE EMERGENCY SHIP PING ACT WITH OTHER LAWS RELATING TO THE SHIPPIN...
567
INDEXES Index to the shipping act 1916
593
1 Revised Statutes and amendments
603
125
608
Acts subsequent to Revised Statutes
610
126
614
Alphabetical index
615
130
616
158
620
160
623
161
624
Penalties
397
Bridge piers and abutments
403
409
409
415
415
421
421
Enforcement of wirelesscommunication laws treaties and conventions
427
OFFENSES AGAINST NEUTRALITY
436
436
482
Ill treatment of crew 491
491
163
607
164
608
172
610

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Page 500 - against the United States, or to defraud the United States in any manner or for any purpose, and one or more of such parties do any act to effect the object of the conspiracy, each of the parties to such conspiracy shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than two years,
Page 388 - ART. 19. When two steam vessels are crossing, so as to involve risk of collision, the vessel which has the other on her own starboard side shall keep out of the way of the other. STEAM-VESSEL SHALL KEEP OUT OF THE WAY OF SAILINGVESSEL. ART. 20. When a steam-vessel and
Page 377 - with nets, or lines, or trawls. This rule shall not give to any vessel or boat engaged in fishing the right of obstructing a fairway used by vessels other than fishing vessels or boats. GENERAL PRUDENTIAL RULE. ART. 27. In obeying and construing these rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and
Page 447 - 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 fined not more than three thousand dollars and imprisoned not more than three years. The
Page 401 - miles, and so constructed as to show a uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, and so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the vessel, namely, from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side.
Page 600 - the same may from time to time be due under the terms of the charter, and such person shall be entitled to sue the United States to recover such further sum as added to such seventy-five per centum will make up such amount as will be just compensation for the use of the vessel and
Page 376 - TWO STEAM-VESSELS CROSSING. ART. 19. When two steam-vessels are crossing, so as to involve risk of collision, the vessel which has the other on her own starboard side shall keep out of the way of the other. STEAM-VESSEL SHALL KEEP OUT OF THE
Page 404 - ing one another, so as to involve risk of collision, one of them shall keep out of the way of the other, as follows, namely : (b) A vessel which is close-hauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is close-hauled on the starboard tack.
Page 378 - Second. The international code signal of distress indicated by N C. Third. The distance signal, consisting of a square flag, having either above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball. Fourth. A continuous sounding with any fog-signal apparatus. First. A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a
Page 497 - First. Voluntary—Upon a sudden quarrel or heat of passion. Second. 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. Every person guilty of

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