Navigation Laws of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903 - Maritime law
 

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Contents

Open vessels
27
Deductions for other purposes
28
Deductions for propelling power
29
Register tonnage
30
Appendix of measurement
31
Carpenters certificate
32
Masters oath of citizenship
33
Form of register
35
Custody and surrender of register
36
Registers to corporations
37
Change of build
38
Mortgage and bill of sale
39
Sale to alien
40
Failure to deliver former register
41
Change of trade 4 jj 44 Method of enrollment and license
43
Fees
44
Duration of license
45
Enrollment and license to corporations
46
Change of owner
47
Special provisions for enrollment and license
48
Inspection of enrollment and license
49
Offenses against the registry law
50
Offenses against enrollment and license laws
51
Service during war
54
Mates license
55
Pilots license
56
Removal of master
57
MERCHANT SEAMEN 72 Definitions
58
Naturalization and citizenship of seamen
59
Illegal shipments
60
Apprentices
61
Period of engagement
63
Undermanning
64
Failure to produce crew
65
Shipment of seamen in the coasting or nearby foreign trade
66
Agreement in coasting trade not before commissioner
67
Agreement with fishermen
68
Discharge in foreign trade
70
Discharge in foreign ports
71
Wages
72
Vessels exempt from libel for wages
76
Wages and clothing exempt from attachment
77
Desertion of seamen abroad
78
Arbitration before shipping commiasioner
79
Effects of deceased seamen
80
Offenses and punishments
84
Corporal punishment prohibited
86
Procedure
87
Account of apprentices
89
Certificate of discharge
90
Jurisdiction over American seamen in foreign ports and foreign seamen in American ports
91
Seamens witness fees
93
SEAWORTHINESS SUPPLIES LOG BOOK 112 Unseaworthy vessels
95
Inspection of seaworthiness at domestic ports
96
Inspection of seaworthiness at foreign ports
97
Provisions and water
98
100
100
Warmth in cold weather
101
LIABILITY OF OWNERS MASTERS AND SHIPPERS 122 Liability of owners masters and shippers
103
Act of Feb 13 1893 Harter Act
105
General libel bond
106
INSPECTION OF STEAM VESSELS 125 General provisions
108
Inspection of registered foreignbuilt vessels Ill 127 Manning of steam passenger vessels
111
Inspection of hulls and equipment
112
Loading safety valve
116
Life boats lines and preservers
117
Stairways and deck room
118
Wire tiller ropes
119
Inflammable or explosive cargo
120
Carriage of passengers
123
Certificate of inspection
124
Exhibitof laws
125
Liability for damage
127
IMMIGRANT SHIPS 143 Accommodations
128
Light and air
130
Provisions
131
Discipline and cleanliness
132
Explosives cattle
133
Boarding vessel passenger list
134
Death of passenger
135
Penalties
136
GENERAL PILOT LAWS 154 General pilot laws
138
Rates of tax
140
Discriminating tonnage taxes
141
Alien tonnage taxes
142
Light money
143
Consular tonnage charges
144
DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION 162 Discrimination against American vessels
145
Discrimination against products of the United States
147
Vessels of nations not assimilated by treaty to American vessels
148
Discriminating duties
149
ENTRY AND CLEARANCE 168 Clearance
150
Form of outward manifest
151
Form of clearance
152
Live oak timber
153
Oath of ownership on entry
154
Deposit of papers
155
War documents passports sea letters
156
Illegal boarding of vessel
157
CUSTOMS LAWS DIRECTLY RELATING TO VESSELS 181 Boarding and search of vessel
158
Seizure of vessels or merchandise
159
Exemption from forfeiture
162
Moieties informers and customs officers awards
163
Procedure J
165
Limitation of time
167
Bonded warehouses
168
ENTRY OF MERCHANDISE 190 Definitions
169
Ports of entry
170
Special inward manifest for Treasury Department
171
Cargo in bulk
172
Inspection of merchandise laden for export
173
Owners or consignees entry of merchandise
174
Vessels exempt from entry
175
Vessels exempt from certain charges
176
Coal
177
Marks brands and trademarks
179
Inward manifests y
180
Inspection of inward manifest by boarding officer
181
Entry of merchandise at special ports
183
Clearance at special ports J 88
188
Comparison of cargo and manifest
189
Permit to deliver
190
Illegal unlading
191
Unlading by day
192
Limit of time for unlading
194
Weighing gauging and measuring
195
Post entry
197
Vessels in distress
198
Obstruction by ice
199
Unlawful removal of bonded merchandise
200
Transportation to special ports
201
Immediate delivery
203
Salvage of merchandise
206
Bond of firm or partnership
207
Fraudulent importation of merchandise
208
Bribery and solicitation of bribes
209
Transfer of cargo
220
Saloon stores
221
Entry from one district to another
222
Discharging cargo and passengers
223
Forms and penalties
224
Great districts
226
Entry within a great district
227
Coasting trade via Isthmus of Panama
228
Entry to another great district
229
Exemption on the Mississippi and tributaries
230
Registered vessels in the coasting trade
231
Report by master
232
Foreign tug boats
233
Forfeiture of vessel and merchandise
234
General provisions
235
Fisheries
236
Seamens laws
237
General provisions
238
Quarantine and public health
239
Treaty of peace
241
Vessels and coasting trade
242
Tariff and internal revenue
243
Aids to navigation and commerce
245
Subject to coasting laws
247
Special licenses and wharf charges
248
Transfer of cargo
249
Transit in bond
250
Act of December 29 1897
252
Act of February 21 1893
253
Act of April 6 1894
254
Provisions of Revised Statutes
258
Report to Congress
261
Consular hill of health
264
Quarantine regulations
265
Quarantine inspection
267
Suspension of commerce
268
Penalties
269
Removal of cargo
270
Removal of customhouse
271
Scope
272
Prohibited immigrants
273
Assisted immigrants
274
Diseased immigrants
276
Landing
277
Manifests of immigrants 377
279
Immigration through Canada or Mexico
281
Naturalization
282
Administration of laws
284
Act of May 5 1892 as amended November 3 1893
286
Act of September 13 1888 as amended October 1 1888
289
Act of May 6 1882 as amended July 5 1884
292
Revised Statutes as amended Marcn 3 1875
296
Special ocean mail contracts
299
General ocean mail service
301
United States mail agencies abroad
305
Report of wrecks
306
Canadian wrecks
307
Wrecks iu Florida waters
308
Revenue niUws
309
Remission of lines anil penalties
311
Regulation Of cattle ships
313
Horses and horse meat
314
Interstate trade
315
Inspection of pork and bacon
317
Exportation of diseased live stock
318
Care of cattle in domestic trade
320
Neat cattle
321
General provisions
323
Tea trade
325
Opium trade
328
Dnty to stand by
330
Consideration of future rules
342
Limits of application of international and inland or local rules
354
Rules for the Great I akes and the St Lawrence River
356
Rules for the Red River of the North and rivers emptying into Gulf of Mexico
362
River navigation
367
Assistance by United States vessels
369
Nautical Almanac
370
Storm and weather signals
371
Improvements by private or municipal corporations
372
General obstructions
373
Penalties
374
Impairing public works
375
Penalties
376
Bridge spans
378
Bridge piers and abutments
379
Sunken wrecks
380
Speed of vesselsNavigation of canals
381
Potomac River
382
New York Harbor
383
Chicago Harbor
388
Kennebec River
389
Neutrality
390
Guano inlands
394
Lifesaving medals
396
Rescuing shipwrecked American seamen
397
Instruction at military schools
398
North Atlantic fisheries
399
Supplies for foreign war vessels
400
Coal and war materials
401
Panama Canal
402
Great LakesAtlantic Canal
406
Seizure
408
Summary trial
410
Place of trial
412
Rape
413
Mayhem
414
Wrecking
415
Abandonment of seamen
416
Arson
417
Crimes on the Great Lakes
418
Piracy
419
Crimes deemed piracy
420
Slave trade
422
Protection of submarine cables
428
Department of Commerce and Labor
431
Bureau of Navigation
435
Shipping commissioners
436
Customs officers
438
SteamboatInspection Senice
444
Public Health and MarineHospital Service
450
Immigration Bureau
452
LifeSaving Service
454
RevenueCutter Service
459
LightHouse Board
463
Treasury agents
467
Alaska seal agents
468
Coast and Geodetic Survey
469
District court commissioners
470
Fees on vessels payable by private persons
472
Customs districts and ports and subports of entry and delivery
476
Power to designate ports and subports
484
Consulates of the United States
485
Tables of laws included in this volume
489
Acts subsequent to Revised Statutes
499
Alphabetical index
505

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