Navigation Laws of the United States, 1915

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915 - Maritime law - 585 pages
 

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Contents

Discharge in foreign trade
72
Vessels exempt from libel for wages Advances allotments of wages
79
Unseaworthy vessels
100
Weights and measures
107
General libel bond
113
Inspection of registered foreignbuilt vessels
120
Loading safety yalve
126
stairways and deck room
145
Certificate of inspection
154
Boarding vessel passenger list
166
Death of passenger
167
Penalties
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
Wessels of nations not assimilated by treaty to American vessels
178
Discriminating duties
179
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
197 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 merchandise laden for export
202
Vessels exempt from entry
203
Entry of wines and distilled spirits
204
Entry of merchandise at special ports
210
Comparison of cargo and manifest
216
Limit of time for unlading
222
Coal
237
Great districts
252
Entry within a great 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
TRADE with Porto Rico 289 General provisions
265
Quarantine and public health
266
Wharves and piers
267
Treaty of peace
268
Tariff and internal revenue
270
Aids to navigation and commerce
273
PART XXIII TRADE witH ALAskA 299 Coasting laws
274
Transfer of cargo
275
Transit in bond
276
Act of August 24 1912
280
Itegulations for the protection of furbearing animals in Alaska dated March 8 1911 Department of Commerce 2S3 311 Trovisions of Revised Statutes
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 3 11
311
Public charges
313
Place of deportation
314
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 Page 864 General provision
342
OPIUM TRADE 866 Opium trade
346
RULEs to PREvent collisions 367 Duty to 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 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
PART XXXVAIDs 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
Improvements by private or municipal corporations
401
General obstructions
407
Penalties
408
Impairing public works
410
Log regulations
411
412 398 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 4O9 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 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
468
Murder
469
Rape
470
Arson
471
Miscellaneous offenses
472
Mutiny
473
Wrecking
474
Crimes on the Great Lakes
475
PIRACY 458 Piracy
476
Crimes deemed piracy
477
PROTECTION of subMARINE CABLEs Page 46O 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 Fees 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

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Page 380 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any vessel or the owner or master or crew thereof from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper lookout, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen or by the special circumstances of the case.
Page 316 - ... organized government, or who advocates or teaches the duty, necessity, or propriety of the unlawful assaulting or killing of any officer or officers, either of specific individuals or of officers generally, of the Government of the United States...
Page 367 - ... between the two vessels shall make the overtaking vessel a crossing vessel within the meaning of these rules, or relieve her of the duty of keeping clear of the overtaken vessel until she is finally past and clear.
Page 380 - When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance from other vessels or from the shore the following shall be the signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, namely: In the daytime: First. A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute.
Page 384 - On the starboard side a green light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam...
Page 366 - Where, by any of these rules, one of two vessels is to keep out of the way, the other shall keep her course and speed.
Page 392 - ... use : and shall, on the approach of or to other vessels, be exhibited on their respective sides in sufficient time to prevent collision, in such manner as to make them most visible, and so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side nor the red light on the starboard side, nor, if practicable, more than two points abaft the beam on their respective sides.
Page 389 - In obeying and construing these rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and collision, and to any special circumstances which may render a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Page 386 - A vessel under one hundred and fifty feet in length when at anchor shall carry forward, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light, in a lantern so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light visible all around the horizon at a distance of at least one mile.
Page 379 - As by day the overtaking vessel can not always know with certainty whether she is forward of or abaft this direction from the other vessel, she should, if in doubt, assume that she is an overtaking vessel and keep out of the way.

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