46 U.S. Code Chapter 73 - MERCHANT MARINERS’ DOCUMENTS

Sec. 7301. General. 7302. Issuing merchant mariners’ documents and continuous discharge books. 7303. Possession and description of merchant mariners’ documents. 7304. Citizenship notation on merchant mariners’ documents. 7305. Oaths for holders of merchant mariners’ documents. 7306. General requirements and classifications for able seamen. 7307. Able seamen—unlimited. 7308. Able seamen—limited. 7309. Able seamen—special. 7310. Able seamen—offshore supply vessels. 7311. Able seamen—sail. 7311a. Able seamen—fishing industry. 7312. Scale of employment. 7313. General requirements for members of engine departments. 7314. Service requirements for qualified members of engine departments. 7315. Training. 7316. Lifeboatmen. 7317. Tankermen. 7318. Radiotelegraph operators on Great Lakes. 7319. Records of merchant mariners’ documents.
Historical and Revision Notes

Chapter 73 establishes the general requirements for the issuance of a merchant mariners’ document to those individuals who are required to have a document prior to engagement or employment on certain vessels of the United States.
Amendments

1984—Pub. L. 98–364, title IV, § 402(9)(A),July 17, 1984, 98 Stat. 448, added item 7311a.

 

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