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R. S. 4588.

sec. 686.

T. Ds. 37484, 37544, 38675.

In every case submitted to the department the collector of customs should be careful to include the navigation fine number, as shown on commerce Form 1080 or 1080a.

SEAMEN'S PROTECTION CERTIFICATES

Art. 93. Applications.-(a) An application for a seaman's protection certificate (commerce Form 1437) must be in writing, signed and sworn to and presented to the collector by the applicant in person, together with satisfactory evidence that he is a seaman and legal evidence that he is a citizen of the United States.

(b) The application must bear the left thumb print, photograph, and signature of the applicant and be stamped with the same serial number as the corresponding certificate (commerce Form 1436). The signature must be written partly across the seal space and partly across the photograph.

(c) The evidence submitted should be noted on the application and attached thereto, except when it is in the form of certificates from permanent records, in which case proper notations of the records may be made on the application and the certificates returned to the applicant. Affidavits are not of this class and should be retained by collectors and attached to the application.

Art. 94. Evidence that applicant is an American seaman.-Licenses of officers, recent discharges from the United States Navy or merchant marine vessels, and certificates from properly authorized persons showing that the applicants have been engaged for service as members of the crews of outgoing American vessels may be accepted as evidences of seamanship. The last-named certificates should be retained and attached to the applications.

Art. 95. Evidence of American citizenship.-(a) Evidence of citizenship should be of the character described in article 34. The applicant should furnish proof that he either was born in the United States, or was duly naturalized as a citizen thereof, or was born of an American father in a foreign country or at sea.

(b) A foreign-born seaman claiming American citizenship through naturalization based upon his own application to a court, or derived through his parent, must furnish a certificate of naturalization issued by the clerk of the court in which the naturalization occurred, or a certificate of citizenship issued by the Commissioner of Naturalization, Washington, D. C.

Art. 96. Seamen's protection certificates.-(a) The certificate (commerce Form 1436) shall contain a full description of the applicant, particular attention being paid to identification marks, and shall issue only to an American seaman who has produced proof in the manner directed by law that he is a native or naturalized citizen of the United States.

(b) Each certificate should bear the left thumb print, photograph, and signature of the person described therein. The signature should be written partly across the seal space and partly across the photograph.

(c) The collector of customs or his authorized deputy should sign each certificate and impress the seal of his office thereon.

(d) The certificate should bear the same serial number and date as the application (commerce Form 1437).

SEAMEN'S CERTIFICATES OF SERVICE AND PRO

TECTION

Act May 9, 1918,

U. S. C., title 8,
T. D. 43456.

Art. 97. Applications.—(a) An application for a sea-sec. 1, subdiv. 8, man's certificate of service and protection (commerce sec. 376. Form 1439) must be in writing, signed and sworn to, and presented to the collector by the applicant in person, together with satisfactory evidence that he has served three years on merchant or fishing vessels of the United States of more than 20 tons burden, and that he has filed a declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States.

(b) The application must bear the left thumb print, photograph, and signature of the applicant and be stamped with the same serial number as the corresponding certificate (commerce Form 1438). The signature must be written partly across the seal space and partly across the photograph.

(c) The evidence submitted should be noted on the application and attached thereto, except the certified copy of the declaration of intention, which may be returned, if desired.

Art. 98. Evidence of service on American vessels.Evidence should consist principally of certificates of discharge (commerce Form 719), each signed by the master of the vessel on which the applicant served. If the service was in the foreign trade, the certificate should be countersigned by a United States shipping commissioner or some customs officer acting in that capacity; but if it was in the coasting trade, other satisfactory evidence may be accepted.

Art. 99. Seaman's certificates of service and protection. (a) This certificate (commerce Form 1438) should contain a full description of the applicant, particular attention being paid to identification marks, and should issue only to an American seaman who has filed a declaration of intention to become a citizen and has served three years on merchant or fishing vessels of the United States of more than 20 tons burden.

(b) Each certificate should bear the left thumb print, photograph, and signature of the person described therein. The signature should be written partly across the seal space and partly across the photograph.

(c) The collector of customs or his authorized deputy should sign each certificate and impress the seal of his office thereon.

(d) The certificate should bear the same serial number and date as the application (commerce Form 1439).

Art. 100. Duplicate certificates.-Duplicate certificates, either on Form 1436 or 1438, may be issued on presentation of an affidavit as to loss satisfactory to the collector. They shall be issued only by the port which issued the original, and if application is made at any other port the applicant's affidavit accompanied by two photographs of himself should be forwarded to the collector of the port of issue and the duplicate certificate delivered to the applicant when it is received from such port. It should be stamped "duplicate."

Art. 101. Records and files.-The applications with attached papers should be kept in vertical files in numerical order, and the records should be in book form or on loose leaves. They should show in regular order the date, number, name, age, rating, and vessel of the applicant. A card index by names, showing the numbers of the applications, will be found of great assistance.

Art. 102. General instructions.-(a) Information concerning seamen, desired by relatives and others, may be given in the discretion of collectors.

(b) No certificate should be issued to an applicant under 17 years of age without the written permission of his parents or guardian, acknowledged before a notary public.

(c) Lost and found certificates received in the mails or otherwise should be forwarded to the port of issue and placed in the files with the applications on which they were issued.

FOREIGN AND COASTING TRADE BY SEA AND WATERS OF THE

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104. Boarding of vessels-Production and certification of manifestPenalties.

105. Boarding or leaving vessels without permission-Dock passes.

106. Vessels not required to enter. 107. Report of arrival of vessel. 108. Place of entry and unlading. 109. Failure to make entry of vessel. 110. Departure or unlading before report or entry.

111. Preliminary entry of vessels and lading and unlading at night and on Sundays and holidays-Penalty.

112. Entry of American vessels. 113. Production of crew list and crew. 114. Copy of crew list transmitted to

port of original sailing-Penalty for failure to produce member of crew.

115. Carriage of destitute seamen in United States vessels.

116. Consular services to masters. 117. Entry of foreign vessels.

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127. Equipment and repairs to American vessels engaged in the foreign or coasting trade. 128. Discrimination against American vessels.

DUTIES UPON TONNAGE

129. Tonnage duty or tax.

130. Exemptions from tonnage duty. 131. Light money.

132. Rates of tonnage duty. 133. Certificate of payment. 134. Application for refund of tonnage duty.

135. Vessels in the domestic trade. 136. Alien officers on vessels of the United States.

LANDING AND DELIVERY OF CARGO 137. Permit to unlade-Penalties. 138. Discharge of ballast. 139. Change of port of destinationDiverted cargo-Emergency 140. Unlading or transshipment due to accident or other casualty. 141. Prematurely discharged, overcarried, inaccessible and undelivered cargo.

142. Vessels in distress-Landing of

118. Sealing of sea stores.

119. Quarantine requirements-Bills of health.

143. 144.

120. Delivery of mail-Seizure of letters conveyed contrary to law. 121. Inward foreign manifest-Contents and form.

122. Falsity or lack of manifest-Penalties.

123. Post entry.

124. Record of entrance and clearance of vessels-Record of manifest. 125. Sea stores, ship's stores, supplies, equipment-Transfer of.

126. Same Intoxicating liquor-Animals.

(a) Treaty vessels.

(b) Nontreaty and American vessels.

(c) Medicinal liquor.

(d) Penalties.

(e) Animals.

cargo.

Time limit for discharge of cargo. General order-Extension of layorder period.

145. Release of cargo.

146. Record of disposition of cargo. 147. Discharge of cargo at unusual places.

148. Simultaneous vessel transactions

or movements. 149. Residue cargo for domestic portsBond-Penalty.

150. Foreign merchandise for foreign ports.

151. Foreign vessels wrecked in American waters.

152. Cargo of wrecked vessel.

153. Cargo of vessel sunk two years. 154. Derelict merchandise prima facie dutiable-Application.

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CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS

156. Passenger-Definition of.

157. Masters in foreign trade must deliver, with manifest, list of passengers.

158. Requirements for the carriage of steerage passengers.

159. Examination of vessels with steerage passengers.

160. Deaths of passengers.
161. Copies of law to be on board.
162. Immigration collections.
163. Number of passengers, etc.

FOREIGN CLEARANCES

164. Requirements of clearance. 165. Accounting for inward cargo. 166. Verifying nationality and tonnage. 167. Verification of inspection. 168. Cattle-carrying vessels. 169. Meat and meat-food productsInedible fats.

170. Fumigation.

171. Radio apparatus and operators on steamers.

172. Outward foreign manifests. 173. Shippers' export declarations. 174. Vessel properly documented for foreign trade.

175. Crew list, certified copy of. 176. Shipping articles and enforcement of seamen's act.

177. Observance of neutrality-Exportation of arms and munitions.

178. Inspection and fees under State laws.

179. Port sanitary statements.

180. Record of clearance of vesselsRecord of manifest.

181. Foreign vessels proceeding coastwise.

182. Vessels clearing foreign via domestic ports.

183. Clearance fees.

184. Carriage of United States securities.

185. Carriage of mail matter.

186. Medicine and slop chest requirement.

187. Load line regulations.

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vessels engaged in intercoastal trade. (c) Special procedure for the shipment of other than bonded merchandise on an American vessel between any two ports of the United States or its island possessions via the Panama Canal, to be transshipped in the Canal Zone to another American vessel.

(d) Trade between ports in great district No. 1 (Atlantic and Gulf ports) and great district No. 6 (Great Lakes ports). vessels in coastwise

198. Registered trade.

199. Registered vessels in coastwise and foreign trade.

200. Report of arrival at another port.

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