189, referred to in text, was in the original “the nine preceding sections”, meaning R.S. §§ 4282–4283B and
175 of this Appendix, referred to in text, was repealed by act Oct. 9, 1940, ch. 777, § 7,54 Stat. 1028.
R.S. § 4289 derived from act Mar. 3, 1851, ch. 43, § 7,9 Stat. 636.
Section, as enacted in the Revised Statutes, was as follows: “The provisions of this Title relating to the limitation of the liability of the owners of vessels, shall not apply to the owners of any canal-boat, barge, or lighter, or to any vessel of any description whatsoever used in rivers or inland navigation.”
It was amended, by striking out the words “this Title,” and inserting the words “the seven preceding sections,” by act Feb. 18, 1875.
It was further amended, to read in substance as set forth here, after the enactment of act June 26, 1884, ch. 121, § 18,23 Stat. 57, classified to section
189 of this Appendix, by act June 19, 1886.
1936—Act June 5, 1936, substituted “Except as otherwise specifically provided therein, the provisions of the nine preceding sections” for “The provisions of the seven preceding sections”.
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