Annual report of the Commissioner of Navigation to the Secretary of Commerce for the fiscal year ended ...

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G.P.O., 1914 - Business & Economics
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Page 75 - An Act to provide revenue, equalize duties, and encourage the industries of the United States, and for other purposes.
Page 41 - ... and the said vessel may be holden for the payment of such penalty, and may be seized and proceeded against summarily by libel for the recovery of the same in any United States district court for the district within which such vessel may be, and in the name of the officer designated by the Secretary of the Treasury.
Page 75 - That a tonnage duty of two cents per ton, not to exceed in the aggregate ten cents per ton in any one year, is hereby imposed at each entry on all vessels which shall be entered in any port of the United States from any foreign port or place in North America, Central America, the West India Islands, the Bahama Islands, the Bermuda Islands, or the coast of South America bordering on the Caribbean Sea, or Newfoundland, and a duty of six cents per ton, not to exceed...
Page 75 - ... any port of the United States from any foreign port or place in North America, Central America, the West India Islands, the Bahama Islands, the Bermuda Islands, or the coast of South America Iwrdering on the Caribbean Sea, or the Sandwich Islands, or Newfoundland...
Page 35 - British or foreign, other than a home-trade ship as defined by this act, carries as deck cargo, that is to say, in any uncovered space upon deck, or in any covered space not included in the cubical contents forming the ship's registered tonnage, timber, stores, or other goods, all dues payable on the ship's tonnage shall be payable as if there were added to the ship's registered tonnage...
Page 43 - The owner, agent, or master of every inspected sea-going steam or sail vessel shall indicate the draught of water at which he shall deem his vessel safe to be loaded for the trade she is engaged in, which limit as indicated shall be stated in the vessel's certificate of inspection, and it shall be unlawful for such vessel to be loaded deeper than stated in said certificate.
Page 41 - States, such vessel or vehicle shall be held for the payment of such penalty and may be seized and proceeded against summarily by libel to recover the same...
Page 75 - Vessels entering otherwise than b; sea from a foreign port at which tonnage or lighthouse dues or other equivalent tax or taxes are not Imposed on vessels of the United States shall be exempt from the tonnage duty of 2 cents per ton, not to exceed in the aggregate 10 cents per ton in any one year.
Page 51 - That it shall be lawful for any seaman to stipulate in his shipping agreement for an allotment of all or any portion of the wages which he may earn to his wife, mother, or other relative, or to an original creditor...
Page 196 - The decrease of tonnage in this year arises principally from the registered tonnage having been corrected by strife ing off all vessels the regis'ters of which were granted prior to 1815, which were supposed by the collectors to have been lost at sea, captured, etc.

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