Laws of the United States Relating to Navigation and the Merchant Marine: Part II of the Report of the Commissioner of Navigation to the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, 1907

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1907 - Maritime law - 527 pages
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Contents

Deck houses breaks etc
24
Open vessels
25
Deductions for other purposes
27
Register tonnage
28
Appendix of measurement
29
Documents of vessels 27 Carpenters certificate
31
Masters oath of citizenship
32
Form of register
34
Custody and surrender of register
35
Registers to corporations 86
36
Change of owner
37
Mortgage and bill of sale
38
Sale to alien
39
Failure to deliver former register
40
Special registry law Aeto York and Paris act
41
Change of trade
42
Oath of master and owner
43
Form of license
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
51
Offenses against enrollment and license laws
52
Citizenship of officers
53
Service during war
54
Masters license
55
Pilots license
56
Removal of master
57
Merchant seamen 72 Definitions
58
Illegal shipments
60
Owners or masters may ship seamen in certain cases
61
Agreement to ship in foreign trade
62
Period of engagement
63
Penalty for shipment without agreement
64
Crew list
65
Papers relating to crew
66
Shipment of seamen in the coasting or nearby foreign trade
67
Agreement in coasting trade not before commissioner
68
Agreement with fishermen
69
Discharge in foreign trade
71
Wages
73
Vessels exempt from libel for wages 94 Advances and allotments of wages
77
Wages and clothing exempt from attachment
78
Desertion of seamen abroad p 97 Desertion of foreign seamen in the United States
79
Arbitration before shipping commissioner
80
Return of seamen from foreign ports Alaska and insular ports
81
Effects of deceased seamen
82
Offenses and punishments
85
Corporal punishment prohibited
88
Form of articles of agreement
89
Account of apprentices
90
Scale of provisions
91
Certificate of discharge
92
Jurisdiction over American seamen in foreign ports and foreign sea men in American ports
93
Seamens witness fees
95
Unseaworthy vessels
97
Inspection of seaworthiness at domestic ports
98
Inspection of seaworthiness at foreign ports
100
Provisions and water
101
Weights and measures
103
Warmth and clothing
104
Liability of owners masters and shippers 122 Liability of owners masters and shippers
106
Act of February 13 1893 HarterAct
108
General libel bond
109
Inspection of steam vessels 125 General provisions
111
Inspection of registered foreignbuilt vessels
116
Inspection of boilers
117
Loading safety valve
120
Life boats lines and preservers
121
Stairways and deck room
122
Wire tiller ropes
123
Inflammable or explosive cargo
125
Carriage of passengers l
129
Certificate of inspection
130
Exhibit of laws
131
Liability for damage
133
Passenger act 1882
134
Light and air
137
Provisions
138
Discipline and cleanliness
139
Privacy of passengers
140
Boarding vessel passenger list
141
Death of passenger
142
Penalties
143
General pilot laws
144
Tonnage tax 155 Rates of tax 14
146
Discriminating tonnage taxes
147
Alien tonnage taxes
148
Light money
149
Consular tonnage charges
150
Discrimination and retaliation 162 Discrimination against American vessels
151
Discrimination against products of the United States
153
Vessels of nations not assimilated by treaty to American vessels
154
Discriminating duties
155
Entry and clearance 168 Clearance 15C 169 Masters oath
156
Form of outward manifest
157
Form of clearance 15S 172 State inspection laws
158
Liveoak timber 15l
159
Oath of ownership on entry
160
Deposit of papers
161
War documents passports sea letters
162
Illegal boarding of vessel
163
Customs laws directly relating to vessels 182 Boarding and search of vessel
164
Seizure of vessels or merchandise
165
Exemption from forfeiture
168
Moieties informers and customs officers awards
169
Procedure
171
Oaths of masters and owners
173
Definitions
174
Ports of entry
175
Special inward manifest for Treasury Department
176
Cargo in bulk
177
Inspection of merchandise laden for export
178
Vessels exempt from entry
179
Vessels exempt from certain charges
180
Coal
181
Marks brands and trademarks
182
Cigars
183
Inspection of inward manifest by boarding officer
185
Entry of merchandise at special ports
187
Clearance at special ports
192
Comparison of cargo and manifest
193
Illegal unlading
194
Unlading by day
195
Supervision of unlading
196
Limit of time for unlading
198
Post entry VM
199
Vessels in distress
200
Obstruction by ice
201
Unlawful removal of bonded merchandise
202
Transportation to special ports
203
Immediate delivery
205
Salvage of merchandise
209
Customs inspection
220
Transfer of cargo
222
Saloon stores
223
Entry from one district to another
224
Discharging cargo and passengers
226
Foreign merchandise coastwise
227
Domestic commerce 259 Great districts
228
Coasting trade via Isthmus of Panama
230
Entry to another great district
231
Exemption on the Mississippi and tributaries
232
Registered vessels in the coasting trade
234
Foreign vessels on coasting voyages
235
Penalties for violation of coasting laws 235
236
Forfeiture of vessel and merchandise
237
Trade with Hawaii 275 General provisions 1 238
238
Seamens laws
240
Trade with Porto Rico 281 General provisions
241
Quarantine and public health
242
Wharves and piers
243
Trade with the Philippines 286 Treaty of peace
244
Vessels and coasting trade
245
Tariff and internal revenue
247
Aids to navigation and commerce
249
Trade with Alaska 291 Coasting laws
251
Transfer of cargo
252
Transit in bond
253
Seal hunting and Alaska fisheries 300 Act of December 29 1807
255
Act of April 6 1804 L
256
Provisions of Revised Statutes 1
259
Report to Congress
262
Alien fishermen in Alaska
266
Consular bill of health
269
Quarantine regulations
270
Quarantine inspection
272
Suspension of commerce
273
Penalties
274
Removal of cargo
275
Removal of customhouse
276
Immigration 316 Head tax
279
Insular territory
280
Contract labor
282
Illegal landing
283
Manifest of aliens
284
Inspection of aliens
287
Detention on board
288
Public charges
290
Place of deportation
291
Foreign officials
292
Immigration to Philippines
293
Ocean mail service 338 Ocean mail act of 1891
294
General ocean mail service
297
Wrecks 340 Report of wrecks
301
Canadian wrecks
302
Wrecks in Florida waters
303
Revenue cutters
304
Remission of fines and penalties 345 Remission of fines and penalties
306
Cattle live stock and dairy trade 346 Regulation of cattle ships
308
Horses and horse meat
310
Diseased cattle
311
Exportation of diseased livestock
312
Care of cattle in domestic trade
314
Neat cattle
316
Inspection of butter and dairy products
317
Adulterated products 355 General provisions
319
Opium trade 357 Opium trade
322
Rules to prevent collisions 358 Duty to stand by
324
Consideration of future rules
338
Limits of application of international and inland or local rules
349
Rules for the Great Lakes and tbe St Lawrence River
353
Rules for the Red River of the North and rivers emptying into Gulf of Mexico
359
River navigation
364
Rules for the St Marys River 30T 367 Special rules for regattas
365
Aids to navigation 368 Assistance by United States vessels
366
Lights and buoys
367
Storm and weather signals
368
Obstructions to navigation 375 Improvements by private or municipal corporations
369
General obstructions
373
Harbor lines i
374
Dumping into navigable waters 37fi
375
Impairing public works
376
Log regulations
377
Penalties
378
Bridge spans
379
Bridge piers and abutments
380
Sunken wrecks
381
Speed of vesselsNavigation of canals
383
New York Harbor 391 New York Harbor 38
385
New York Ray
390
Kennebec River
391
Neutrality Page 395 Neutrality
392
Guano islands 396 Juano islands
396
Lifesaving medals
398
Rescuing shipwrecked American seamen
399
Instruction at military schools
400
Instruction in shipbuilding
401
North Atlantic fisheries
402
Coal and war materials
403
Mines torpedoes and harbor defenses
404
Panama Canal
405
Great LakesAtlantic Canal
409
Great Lakes levels
410
Exemption of private property at sea
411
Seizure
412
Summary trial
414
Crimes 417 Place of trial
416
Rape
417
Ill treatment of crew
418
Wrecking
419
Plundering vessel
420
Arson
421
Misprision of felony
422
Forgery
423
Piracy 435 Piracy
424
Crimes deemed piracy
425
Protection of submarine cables 437 Protection of submarine cables
427
Department of Commerce and Labor
430
Shipping commissioners
435
Customs officers
437
SteamboatInspection Service
444
Public Health and MarineHospital Service
449
Immigration and Naturalization Bureau
451
LifeSaving Service
454
RevenueCutter Service
459
Treasury agents
461
Alaska seal agents
462
Coast and Geodetic Survey
463
District court commissioners
464
Unauthorized services
465
Fees on vessels payable by private persons
467
Customs districts and ports and subports of entry and delivery
471
Power to designate ports and subports 47
479
Consulates of the United States 456 Consulates of the United States 1
481
1 Revised Statutes and amendments
485
Acts subsequent to Revised Statutes
495
Alphabetical index
501

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 358 - 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 look-out, 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 334 - Risk of collision can, when circumstances permit, be ascertained by carefully watching the compass bearing of an approaching vessel. If the bearing does not appreciably change, such risk should be deemed to exist.
Page 337 - ART. 31. When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance from other vessels or from the shore the following...
Page 108 - That if the owner of any vessel transporting merchandise or property to or from any port in the United States of America shall exercise due diligence to make the said vessel in all respects seaworthy and properly manned, equipped, and supplied...
Page 238 - That the Constitution, and all the laws of the United States which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the same force and effect within the said Territory of Nebraska as elsewhere within the United States...
Page 353 - 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 357 - Every vessel which is directed by these rules to keep out of the way of another vessel shall, if the circumstances of the case admit, avoid crossing ahead of the other.
Page 354 - ... of ten points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on the port side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.
Page 332 - Art. 12. Every vessel may, if necessary in order to attract attention, in addition to the lights which she is by these Rules required to carry, show a flare-up light or use any detonating signal that cannot be mistaken for a distress signal.
Page 327 - ... 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.

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