Navigation Laws of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1895

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Ascertaininent of gross tonnage
21
Net tonnage
24
Vessels exempt from measurement
27
Place of registry
28
Form of register
29
Custody and surrender of register
31
Change of build
32
Mortgage and bill of sale
33
Sale to alien
34
Failure to deliver former register
35
Change of trade
37
Fees
38
Duration of license 42 Surrender of license
39
Enrollment and license to corporations
40
Change of master
41
Special provision for enrollment and license
42
Record of Americanbuilt vessels owned by aliens
43
Offenses against the registry
44
Offenses against enrollment and license laws
45
OFFICERS AND SEAMEN Page 53 Citizenship of officers
47
Officers license
48
Eugineers license
49
Oath of officer
50
Shipping officers
51
Owners or masters may ship seamen in certain cases
52
Shipping articles in foreign trade 70 Period of engagement 71 Penalty for shipment without agreement 72 Shipment in foreign ports before consuls
55
Crew list 74 Crew bond
56
Papers relating to crew
57
Shipment of seamen in the coasting trade
58
Agreement in coasting trade not before commissioner
59
Agreement with fishermen
60
Discharge in foreign trade
61
Discharge in foreign ports
62
Wages
63
Vessels exempt from libel for wages 83 Advance wages prohibited in foreign and coasting trado
66
Allotment of wages in foreign trade
67
Wages and clothing exempt from attachment
68
Desertion of foreign seamen in the United States
70
Soliciting lodgers
71
Effects of deceased seamen
72
Offenses and punishment
75
Procedure
77
Schedules
78
Sick and disabled seamen
80
Jurisdiction over American seamen in foreign ports and foreign seamen in American ports
81
Seamens witness fees
83
LOG BOOK SUPPLIES SEAWORTHINESS 100 Log book
85
Provisions and water
86
Weights and measures 103 Medicine chest and slop chest
88
Inspection of seaworthiness
89
Liability of owners masters and shippers
92
Bill of lading
94
INSPECTION OF STEAM VESSELS 107 General provisions
96
Manning of vessels
99
IMMIGRANT SHIPS
115
GENERAL PILOT LAWS
124
DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION
130
Boarding and search of vessel
142
Exemption from forfeiture
146
Moieties informers and customs officers awards
147
Procedure
149
Limitation of time
151
Oaths of masters and owners
152
ENTRY OF MERCIIANDISE 171 Definitions
153
Ports of entry
154
Manifest for Treasury Department
155
Bond of cargo for reexport
156
Transfer of imported merchandise for export
157
Owners or consignees entry of merchandise
158
Vessels exempt from entry
159
Entry of wines and distilled spirits
160
Coal
161
Marks brands and trademarks
162
Cigars
163
Inspection of manifests by boarding officer
165
Entry of merchandise at special ports
166
Clearance at special ports
172
Entry of merchandise for different ports of destination
173
Comparison of cargo and manifest
174
Unlading
175
Special permit to unlade by night
176
Supervision of unlading
177
Salvage of merchandise
189
Bond of firm or partnership
190
Fraudulent importation of merchandise
191
Bribery and solicitation of bribes
192
TARIFF PROVISIONS DIRECTLY RELATING TO VESSELS
192
Rates of duty
193
Prohibited imports
194
CONSULS SERVICES TO VESSELS Page 225 Consuls services to vessels
196
Naval officer acting as consul
197
Vessels and vehicles
198
Manifests
199
Customs inspection
200
Permit at frontier
202
Saloon stores
203
Entry from one district to another
204
Discharging cargo and passengers
205
Touching at foreign ports
206
DOMESTIC COMMERCE 243 Great districts
208
Entry within a great district
209
Clearance for another great district
210
Entry to another great district
211
Exemption on the Mississippi and tributaries
212
Registered vessels in the coasting trade
213
Foreign vessels barred from coasting trade
214
Foreign tugboats
215
Forfeiture of vessel and merchandise
216
TRADE WITH ALASKA 257 Subject to coasting laws
217
Procedure
218
SEAL FISHERIES 261 Act of February 21 1893
219
Provisions of Revised Statutes
224
QUARANTINE AND BILLS OF HEALTH 264 Consular bill of health
227
Quarantine regulations
228
Quarantine inspection
230
Penalties
231
Removal of cargo
232
Removal of customhouse
233
IMMIGRATION 272 Head money
234
Inspection
236
Foreign convicts to be deported
237
Appeals in certain cases
243
Act of September 13 1888 as amended October 1 1888
249
Revised Statutes as amended March 3 1875
257
United States mail agencies abroad
266
REMISSION OF FINES AND PENALTIES
272
Inspection of pork and bacon
276
TEA TRADE
282
OPIUM TRADE
284
Proposed international rules of 1890
293
Limits of application of international and inland or local rules
303
Rules for the Great Lakes and the St Lawrence River as far east
307
River navigation
312
AIDS TO NAVIGATION Page 313 Assistance by United States vessels
315
Nautical almanac
316
Storm and weather signals
317
OBSTRUCTIONS TO NAVIGATION 320 Sunken wrecks
318
Bridge piers and abutments
319
Dumping in navigable waters
320
General obstructions
321
HARBORS AND RIVERS 325 Harbor lines
323
Dumping in improved waters injury to harbor works
324
Punishment of officers and vessels
325
NEW YORK HARBOR 331 New York Yarbor
326
ANCHORAGE GROUNDS 332 Anchorage grounds New York and Chicago
331
NEUTRALITY 333 Neutrality
332
GUANO ISLANDS 334 Guano Islands
336
Lifesaving medals
338
SchoolShips
339
Vessels for Naval Militia
340
Special privilege of foreign war vessels
341
LEGAL PROCEDURE 343 Seizure
343
Summary trial
345
CRIMES 345 Place of trial 317
347
Rape
348
Ill treatment of crew 318
349
Mutiny
350
PIRACY
354
PROTECTION OF SUBMARINE CABLES
363
Steamboat Inspection Service
375
MarineHospital Service
380
LightHouse Board
389
Abandonment of seamen 351
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Página 307 - 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.
Página 298 - ... shall be deemed to be an overtaking vessel; and no subsequent alteration of the bearing 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.
Página 94 - 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, neither the vessel, her owner or owners, agent, or charterers shall become or be held responsible for damage or loss resulting from faults or errors in navigation or in the management of said vessel...
Página 290 - ... light, so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the vessel, namely, from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least five miles.
Página 284 - ... 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.
Página 288 - 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.
Página 293 - The vessels referred to in this article shall not be obliged to carry the lights prescribed by article four (a) and article eleven, last paragraph. Art. 8. Pilot vessels when engaged on their station on pilotage duty shall not show the lights required for other vessels, but shall carry a white light at the masthead, visible all around the horizon, and shall also exhibit a flare-up light or flare-up lights at short intervals, which shall never exceed fifteen minutes.
Página 329 - That if any person shall, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, begin or set on foot, or provide or prepare the means for, any military expedition or enterprise, to be carried on from thence against the territory or dominions of any foreign prince or state, or of any colony, district, or people, with whom the United States are [at] peace, every person, so offending, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding three thousand dollars, and imprisoned...
Página 307 - 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 307 - ... feet above the hull, one such light, and at or near the stern of the vessel, and at such a height that it shall be not less than fifteen feet lower than the forward light, another such light.

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