Laws of the United States Relating to Navigation and the Merchant Marine

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1899 - 510 páginas
 

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Deck houses breaks etc
24
Open vessels
25
Deductions for other purposes
26
Deductions for propelling power
27
Register tonnage
28
Vessels exempt from measurement
29
DOCUMENTS OF VESSELS 27 Carpenters certificate
30
Masters oath of citizenship
31
Forin of register
33
Custody and surrender of register
34
Registers to corporations 34 Change of owner
35
Change of build
36
Sale to alien
37
Loss of register
38
Special registry law New York and Paris act
39
Change of trade
40
Method of enrollment and license
41
Form of license
42
Duration of license
43
Enrollment and license to corporations
44
Certification by customs officer
45
Inspection of enrollment and license
46
Offenses against the registry law
48
Offenses against enroliment and license laws
49
OFFICERS OF MERCHANT VESSELS 61 Citizenship of officers
50
Service during war
51
Masters license
52
Pilots license
53
Removal of master
54
MERCHANT SEAMEN 73 Definitions 74 Naturalization and citizenship of seamen
55
Shipping officers
56
Illegal shipments
57
Agreement to ship in foreign trade
58
Period of engagement
60
Crew list
61
Failure to produce crew
62
Shipment of seamen in the coasting or nearby foreign trade
63
Agreement in coasting trade not before commissioner
64
Agreement with fishermen
65
Discharge in foreign trade
66
Discharge in foreign ports
67
Wages
68
Vessels exempt from libel for wages
72
Wages and clothing exempt from attachment
74
Arbitration before shipping commissioner
75
Return of seamen from foreign ports and Alaska
76
Effects of deceased seamen
77
Offenses and punishments
80
Corporal punishment prohibited
82
Procedure
83
in American ports
88
Seamens witness fees
90
SEAWORTHINESS SUPPLIES LOG BOOK 112 Unseaworthy vessels
92
Inspection of seaworthiness at domestic ports
93
Inspection of seaworthiness at foreign ports
94
Provisions and water
95
Weights and measures
97
Warmth in cold weather
98
LIABILITY OF OWNERS MASTERS AND SHIPPERS 122 Liability of owners masters and shippers
100
Act of Feb 18 1893
102
General libel bond
103
Form of articles of agreement
105
Account of apprentices
106
Scale of provisions
107
Certificate of discharge
108
Loading safety valve
112
Watertight bulkheads
113
Stairways and deck room
114
Wire tiller ropes
115
Inflammable or explosive cargo
117
Carriage of passengers
119
Certificate of inspection
120
Exhibit of laws
121
Liability for damage
122
Enforcement and penalty
123
Part IX IMMIGRANT SHIPS
124
Light and air
126
Provisions
127
Discipline and cleanliness
128
Explosives cattle
129
Boarding vessel passenger list
130
Inspection
131
GENERAL PILOT LAWS 154 General pilot laws
133
TONNAGE TAX 155 Rates of tax
135
Discriminating tonnage taxes
136
Alien tonnage taxes
137
Light money
138
Refund of tonnage tax
139
DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION Page 162 Discrimination against American vessels
140
Discrimination against products of the United States
142
Vessels of nations not assimilated by treaty to American vessels
143
ENTRY AND CLEARANCE 168 Clearance
145
Form of clearance
146
State inspection laws
147
Enrolled and licensed vessels in foreign trade
148
Deposit of papers 149
149
War documents passports sea letters
150
Illegal boarding of vessel
151
CUSTOMS LAWS DIRECTLY RELATING TO VESSELS 181 Boarding and search of vessel
152
Seizure of vessels or merchandise
153
Exemption from forfeiture
156
Moieties informers and customs officers awards
157
Procedure
159
Limitation of time
161
Oaths of masters and owners
162
ENTRY OF MERCHANDISE 190 Definitions
163
Ports of entry
164
Special inward manifest for Treasury Department
165
Bond of cargo for reexport
166
Transfer of imported merchandise for export
167
Owners or consignees entry of merchandise
168
Vessels exempt from entry
169
Entry of wines and distilled spirits
170
Coal
171
Marks brands and trade marks
172
Supervision of unlading
186
Limit of time for unlading
188
Unlading of wine and spirits
189
Post entry
190
Vessels in distress
191
Obstruction by ice
192
Unlawful removal of bonded merchandise
193
Transportation to special ports
194
Immediate delivery
195
Immediate transportation
196
Salvage of merchandise
199
Refund of customs duties
200
Fraudulent importation of merchandise
201
Express packages
202
Liens for freight or general average
203
TARIFF PROVISIONS DIRECTLY RELATING TO VESSELS 243 Coal
204
Materials for repairs
205
CONSULS SERVICES TO VESSELS 249 Consuls services to vessels
206
Naval officer acting as consul
207
COMMERCE WITH CONTIGUOUS COUNTRIES 251 Size of foreign trade vessels
208
253 Inward manifests
209
Customs inspection
210
Transfer of cargo
212
258 Saloon stores
213
Entry from one district to another
214
Discharging cargo and passengers
215
Touching at foreign ports
216
DOMESTIC COMMERCE 267 Great districts
218
Entry within a great district
219
Coasting trade via Isthmus of Panama
220
Entry to another great district
221
Exemption on the Mississippi and tributaries
222
Registered vessels in the coasting trade
223
Report by master
224
Foreign tug boats
225
Forfeiture of vessel and merchandise
226
TRADE WITH HAWAII 283 Annexation resolution
227
TRADE with Porto Rico 284 Treaty of peace
229
TRADE WITH THE PHILIPPINES 285 Treaty of peace
230
TRADE WITH ALASKA 286 Subject to coasting laws
231
Special licenses
232
Transfer of cargo
233
St Paul and St George islands
234
Crimes and penalties
235
SEAL FISHERIES 295 Act of December 29 1897
236
Act of February 21 1893
237
Act of April 6 1894
238
Provisions of Revised Statutes
242
QUARANTINE AND BILLS OF HEALTH
246
Quarantine regulations
247
Quarantine inspection
249
Penalties
250
Removal of cargo
251
Removal of customhouse
252
IMMIGRATION 307 Head money
253
Inspection
255
Foreign convicts to be deported
256
Inspection
259
Deportation of prohibited immigrants
260
Prohibited immigration
261
Appeals in certain cases
262
Posting of laws
263
CHINESE IMMIGRATION 318 Act of May 5 1892 as amended November 3 1893
265
Act of September 13 1888 as amended October 1 1888
268
Act of May 6 1882 as amended July 5 1884
271
Revised Statutes as amended March 3 1875
276
Page
279
United States mail agencies abroad
285
REMISSION OF FINES AND PENALTIES
291
Quarantine of live stock
297
Tea trade
303
Consideration of future rules
318
Limits of application of international and inland or local rules
329
Rules for the Red River of the North and rivers emptying into Gulf
337
Special rules for regattas
343
Bridges dams dikes
347
Harbor lines
348
Dumping into navigable waters
349
Obstructing channels
350
Bridge spans
351
Bridge piers and abutments
352
Sunken wrecks
353
Navigation of canals
354
Potomac River
355
NEW YORK HARBOR 376 New York Harbor
356
ANCHORAGE GROUNDS 377 New York Bay
361
NEUTRALITY 379 Neutrality
362
GUANO ISLANDS 380 Guano islands
366
MISCELLANEOUS 381 Lifesaving medals
368
Rescuing shipwrecked American seamen
369
Instruction in shipbuilding
370
Special privilege for foreign war vessels
371
Proposed maritime canals
372
Coal and war materials
373
LEGAL PROCEDURE 392 Seizure
375
Summary trial
377
CRIMES 394 Place of trial
379
Rape
380
Mayhem
381
Mutiny
382
Abandonment of seamen
383
Misprision of felony
384
Crimes on the Great Lakes
385
Piracy
386
PROTECTION OF SUBMARINE CABLES
395
ADMINISTRATIVE AND EXECUTIVE OFFICES
403
SteamboatInspection Service
412
Sick and disabled seamen
417
Immigration Bureau
419
LightHouse Board
427
District court commissioners
433
CUSTOMS DISTRICTS PORTS AND SUBPORTS
439
Power to designate ports and subports
446
Alphabetical index
465

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Página 325 - A steam vessel hearing, apparently forward of her beam, the fog signal of a vessel the position of which is not ascertained shall, so far as the circumstances of the case admit, stop her engines, and then navigate with caution until danger of collision is over.
Página 309 - ... (d) The lights and shapes required to be shown by this article are to be taken by other vessels as signals that the vessel showing them is not under command and can not, therefore, get out of the way.
Página 342 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any ship, 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.
Página 313 - Nothing in these rules shall interfere with the operation of any special rules made by the Government of any nation with respect to additional station and signal lights for two or more ships of war or for vessels sailing under convoy...
Página 308 - 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...
Página 321 - ... 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.
Página 339 - ... 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. To make the use of these portable lights more certain and easy...
Página 314 - ... (c) A sailing vessel under way shall sound, at intervals of not more than one minute, when on the starboard tack, one blast; when on the port tack, two blasts in succession, and when with the wind abaft the beam, three blasts in succession...
Página 322 - A pilot-vessel of such a class as to be obliged to go alongside of a vessel to put a pilot on board may show the white light instead of carrying it at the masthead, and may, instead of the colored lights above mentioned, have at hand, ready for use, a lantern with a green glass on the one side and a red glass on the other, to be used as prescribed above.
Página 308 - ... 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. (d) The said green and red side-lights shall be fitted with inboard screens projecting at least three feet forward from the light, so as to prevent these lights from being seen across the bow.

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