50a U.S. Code Rule - Exchange of vessels

(a) to (c) Repealed. Pub. L. 101–225, title III, § 307(12),Dec. 12, 1989, 103 Stat. 1925
(d) Transfer of substitute vessels
In the case of any vessel constructed in the United States after January 1, 1937, which has been taken by the United States for use in any manner, the Secretary, if in his opinion the transfer would aid in carrying out the policies of this Act [sections 1735 to 1746 of this Appendix], is authorized to transfer to the owner of such vessel another vessel which is deemed by the Secretary to be of comparable type with adjustments for depreciation and difference in design or speed, and to the extent applicable, adjustments with respect to the retained vessel as provided for in section 9 [section 1742 of this Appendix], and such other adjustments and terms and conditions, including transfer of mortgage obligations in favor of the United States binding upon the old vessel, as the Secretary may prescribe.


(Mar. 8, 1946, ch. 82, § 8,60 Stat. 45; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(154),Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 167; Pub. L. 101–225, title III, § 307(12),Dec. 12, 1989, 103 Stat. 1925.)

1989—Subsecs. (a) to (c). Pub. L. 101–225struck out subsecs. (a) to (c) which related to allowance as credit on purchase price and vessels acceptable, amount of allowance, and transfers in settlement of claims, respectively.
1981—Pub. L. 97–31substituted “Secretary” for “Commission” wherever appearing.

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