Navigation Laws of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915 - Maritime law
 

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Contents

Open vessels
27
Deductions for other purposes
29
Deductions for propelling power
30
Register tonnage
31
Vessels exempt from measurement
32
Carpenters certificate
33
Masters oath of citizenship
34
Form of register J
36
Custody and surrender of register
37
Registers to corporations
38
Change of owner 41 Change of build 42 Change of master
39
Mortgage and bill of sale
40
Sale to alien 45 Loss of register
41
Failure to deliver former register 47 Cancellation of register
42
Change of trade
43
Fees
44
Form of enrollment
45
Duration of license
46
Enrollment and license to corporations
47
Certification by customs officer
48
Inspection of enrollment and license
49
Offenses against the registry law
51
Offenses against enrollment and license laws
52
Citizenship of officers
54
Duration of licenses
55
Officers license
56
Mates license
57
Master or mate acting as pilot
58
MERCHANT SEAMEN 77 Definitions
59
Naturalization and citizenship of seamen
60
Illegal shipments
61
Owners or masters may ship seamen in certain cases
62
Agreement to ship in foreign trade
63
Period of engagement
64
Penalty for shipment without agreement
65
Crow list
66
Papers relating to crow _
67
Shipment of seamen in the coasting or nearby foreign trade
68
Agreement in coasting trade not before commissioner 09
69
Agreement with fishermen
70
Discharge in foreign trade
72
Wages
74
Vessels exempt from libel for wages
78
Wages and clothing exempt from attachment
79
Desertion of seamen abroad
80
Repeal of treaties and conventions
81
Soliciting lodgers
82
Effects of deceased seamen
83
Offenses and punishments
86
Corporal punishment prohibited
89
Form of articles of agreement
90
Account of apprentices on board
91
Scale of provisions to be allowed and served out to crew during the voyage
92
Certificate of discharge
93
Jurisdiction over American seamen in foreign ports and foreign seamen in American ports
94
Seamens witness fees
96
Manning of merchant vessels
97
Undermanning
99
Unseawprthy vessels
100
Seagoing barges
101
Inspection ot seaworthiness at domestic port s
102
Inspection of seaworthiness at foreign ports
104
Provisions and water
105
Weights and measures
107
Warmth and clothing
108
LIABILITY OF OWNERS MASTERS AND SHIPPERS 131 Liability of owners masters and shippers
110
Act of February 13 1893 Harter Act
112
General libel bond
113
General provisions
115
Inspection of registered foreignbuilt vessels
120
Manning of inspected vessels
121
Inspection of hulls and equipment
122
Loading safety valve
126
Stairways and dock room
145
Wire tiller ropes
146
Inflammable or explosive cargo
148
Carriage of passengers
153
Certificate of inspection
154
Exhibit of laws
156
Liability for damage
157
Enforcement and penalty
158
Accommodations
159
Light and air
162
Provisions
163
Discipline and cleanliness
164
Privacy of passengers
165
Boarding vessel passenger list
166
Death of passenger
167
Penalties
168
GENERAL PILOT LAWS 163 General pilot laws
169
TONNAGE TAX 164 Rates of tax
171
Discriminating tonnage taxes
172
Alien tonnage taxes in exceptional cases
173
Consular tonnage charges
174
DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION 171 Discrimination against American vessels
175
Discrimination against products of the United States
177
Vessels of nations not assimilated by treaty to American vessels
178
Discriminating duties
179
ENTRY AND CLEARANCE 177 Clearance
180
Form of outward manifest
181
Form of clearance
182
Liveoak timber
183
Oath of ownership on entry
184
Deposit of papers
185
War documents passports sea letters
186
Illegal boarding of vessel
187
Boarding and search of vessel
188
Seizure of vessels or merchandise
189
Exemption from forfeiture
192
MoietiesInformers and customs officers awards
193
Procedure
195
Oaths of masters and owners
197
Definitions
198
Ports of entry
199
Special inward manifest for Treasury Department
200
Cargo in bulk
201
Inspection of msrchandiso laden for export
202
Vessels exempt from entry
203
Vessels exempt from certain charges
204
Coal
205
Cigars
206
Inward manifests
207
Inspection of inward manifests hy boarding officer
208
Entry of merchandise at special ports
210
Clearance at special ports
215
Comparison of cargo and manifest
216
Special permit to unlade by night and preliminary entry
217
Unlading by day
219
Superviaion of unlading
220
Limit of time for unlading
222
Unlading of wines and spirits
223
Returns of unlading of cargo
224
Obstruction by ice
225
Unlawful removal of bonded merchandise
226
Transportation to special ports
227
Immediate delivery
229
Salvage of merchandise
233
Bribery and solicitation of bribes
234
Liens for freight or general average
236
Coal
237
Sunken merchandise
238
Sea stores and equipments
239
Discharging cargo and passengers
250
Foreign merchandise coastwise
251
DOMESTIC COMMERCE Tag 267 Great districts
252
Entry within a groat district
253
Coasting trade via Isthmus of Panama
254
Entry to another great district
255
Exemption on the Mississippi and tributaries
256
Registered vessels in the coasting trade
258
Foreign vessels on coasting voyages
259
Penalties for violation of coasting laws
260
Forfeiture of vessel and merchandise
261
General provisions
262
Fisheries
263
Seamens laws
264
General provisions
265
Quarantine and public health
266
Wharves and piers
267
TRADE WITH THE PHILIPPINES 294 Treaty of peace
268
Vessels and coasting trade
269
Tariff and internal revenue
270
Aids to navigation and commerce
273
TRADE WITH ALASKA 299 Coasting laws
274
Transfer of cargo
275
Transit in bond
276
SEAL HUNTING AND ALASKA FISHERIES
278
Act of August 24 1912
280
Regulations for the protection of furbearing animals in Alaska dated March 8 1911 Department of Commerce
283
Report to Congress
284
Alien fishermen in Alaska
288
QUARANTINE AND BILLS OF HEALTH Page 315 Consular bill of health
291
Quarantine regulations
292
Quarantine inspection
294
Suspension of commerce
295
Penalties
296
Removal of cargo
297
Removal of customhouse
298
IMMIGRATION 325 Head tax
301
Insular territory
302
Contract labor
305
Illegal landing
306
Manifest of aliens
307
Inspection of aliens
310
Detention on board
311
Public charges
313
Place of deportation
314
Foreign officials
315
Immigration to Philippines
316
Ocean mail act of 1891
317
General ocean mail senice
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
329
CATTLE LIVE STOCK AND DAIRY TRADE 355 Regulation of cattle ships
331
Horsea 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 Page 364 General provision
342
OPIUM TRADE 366 Opium trade
346
RULES TO PREVENT COLLISIONS 367 Duty to stay by
350
Motorboat law
351
International rules of 1897
353
Consideration of future rules
367
Limits of application of international and inland or local rules
378
Rules for the Great Lakes and the St Lawrence River as far east as Montreal
382
Rules for the Red River of the North and rivers emptying into Gulf of Mexico and their tributaries
388
River navigation
393
Rules for the St Marys River
394
AIDS TO NAVIGATION 378 Assistance by United States vessels
396
Lights and buoys
397
Storm and weather signals
398
Interference with range lights
399
Anchorage grounds
400
OBSTRUCTIONS TO NAVIGATION 388 Improvements by private or municipal corporations
401
General obstructions
407
Penalties
408
Impairing public works
410
Log regulations
411
Penalties
412
Bridge spans
413
Bridge piers and abutments
414
Sunken wrecks
415
Speed of vessels navigation of canals
417
Mississippi River passes
418
NEW YORK HARBOR 405 New York Harbor
419
RADIO COMMUNICATION 406 Wireless ship act
424
Enforcement of wirelesscommunication laws treaties and conventions
425
OFFENSES AGAINST NEUTRALITY Page 409 Offenses against neutrality
434
GUANO ISLANDS 410 Guano islands
438
Lifesaving medals
440
School ships
441
Instruction at military schools
442
Instruction in shipbuilding
443
North Atlantic fisheries
444
Navy ration
445
Export of arms to Americancountries
446
Panama Canal
447
Great LakesAtlantic Canal
457
Employment of vessels of the United States for public purposes
458
Exemption of private property at sea
459
Liens on vessels
460
Enforcement of navigation laws
461
Assistance and salvage at sea
462
LEGAL PROCEDURE 434 Jurisdiction of district courts
464
Summary trial
466
Place of trial 408
468
Murder
469
Rape
470
Robbery
471
Miscellaneous offenses
472
Mutiny
473
Wrecking
474
Crimea on the Great Lakes
475
PIRACY 458 Piracy
476
Crimes deemed piracy
477
PROTECTION OF SUBMARINE CABLES Page 460 Protection of submarine cables
479
Department of Commerce
482
Bureau of Navigation
486
Shipping commissioners
488
Customs officers
489
SteamboatInspection Service
496
Public Health Service
501
Immigration and Naturalization Bureau
503
Coast Guard
506
LifeSaving Service
508
Coast Guard
512
Treasury agents
516
Alaska seal agents 617
517
District court commissioners
519
Unauthorized services
520
Fees on vessels payable by private persons
522
Customs districts and ports of entry
527
Power to designate porta and subports
533
CONSULATES OF THE UNITED STATES 480 Consulates of the United States
535
1 Revised Statutes and amendments
539
Acts subsequent to Revised Statutes
550
Alphabetical index
557

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