Navigation Laws of the United States, Issue 1

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

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Contents

Gross tonnage
24
Deck houses breaks etc 20 Hatchways
26
Open vessels
27
Deductions for other purposes
29
Deductions for propelUng power
30
Register tonnage jjl 29 Appendix of measurement
31
Vessels exempt from measurement
32
Carpenters certificate g 34 ath of owner 04
33
Owtody Mud surrender of register
38
K_i fters to corporations
39
Mortgage and bill of sale
40
Sale to alien
41
Change of trade
43
Fees
44
Form of license
45
VtDan o deliver former register
46
Enrollment and license to corporations
47
Certification by customs officer
48
Inspection of enrollment and license
49
Record of Americanbuilt vessels owned by aliens
50
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
Crew list
66
Papers relating to crew
67
Shipment of seamen in the coasting or nearby foreign trade
68
Agreemont in coasting trade not before commissioner
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 AO voyage
92
Certificate of discharge
93
Jurisdiction over American seamen in foreign ports and foreign seamen in American porta
94
Seamens witness fees
96
Manning of nierchant vessels
97
Undermanning
99
Unseaworthy vessels
100
Inspection ot seaworthiness at domestic ports
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 Darter 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
Stairwavs and deck 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
Provisions
163
Discipline and cleanliness
164
Privacy of passengers
165
Boarding vessel passenger lint
166
Death of passenger
167
Penalties 16
168
General pilot laws 163 General pilot laws
169
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
Customs laws directly relating to vessels 191 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
Entry of merchandise 198 Definitions
198
Ports of entry
199
Special inward manifest for Treasury Department
200
Cargo in bulk
201
Inspection of msrehandiso 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 boardiag officer
208
Entry of merchandise at special porta
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
Supervision 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
Consuls services to vessels 249 Consuls sonices to vessels
240
Foreign merchandise coastwise
251
Great districts
252
Entry within a gjeat 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 trado
258
Foreign vessels on coasting voyages
259
Penalties for violation of coasting laws
260
Forfeiture of vessel and merchandise
261
Trade with Hawai1 283 General provisions
262
Fisheries
263
Seamens laws
264
General provisions
265
Special provi?ions for British North America
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 J 307 Crimes and penalties
276
Y Hy i 8
278
March 8 1911 Department of Commerce
283
Report to Congress
284
Alien fishermen in Alaska flss
288
Part XXV 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
Excluded classes
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 olficials
315
immigration to Philippines
316
Ocean mail service 347 Ocean mail act of 1S91
317
Wrecks 340 Report of wrecks
324
Wrecks in foreign waters
325
Wrecks in Florida waters
326
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 horso 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 tho 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
Ponalties
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
424
424
Enforcement of wirelesscommunication laws treaties and conventions
425
Offenses against neutrality Page 409 Offenses against neutrality
434
Guano islands 410 Guano islands
438
Miscellaneous 411 Lifesaving medals
440
Rescuing shipwrecked American seamen
441
Instruction at military schools
442
Instruction in shipbuilding
443
North Atlantic fisheries
444
Navy ration
445
Export of arms to American countries
446
Panama Canal
447
Great LakesAtlantic Canal
457
Employment of vessels of the United States for public purposes
458
Exemption of privato property at soa
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
468
Murder
469
Rape
470
Robbery
471
Miscellaneous offenses
472
Mutiny
473
Wrecking
474
Crimes on the Great Lakes
475
Part XLIVPiracy 458 Piracy
476
Crimea deemed piracy
477
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
517
Coast and Geodetic Survey
518
District court commissioners
519
Unauthorized services
520
Fees payable by private persons 477 Foes on vessels payable by private persons
522
Customs districts and ports of entry
527
Power to designate ports 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
Cancellation of register
559

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