10 U.S. Code § 7293 - Number in service in time of peace

In time of peace, the President may keep in service such vessels of the Navy as are required and keep the rest in reserve.


(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 449.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
7293 34 U.S.C. 452. R.S. 1534.

The words “vessels of the Navy” are substituted for the words “of the public armed vessels”. The words “actual”, “in his opinion”, and “by the nature of the service” are omitted as surplusage. The words “in reserve” are substituted for the words “to be laid up in ordinary in convenient ports” to conform to modern terminology.

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