33 CFR 173.53 - Immediate notification of death or disappearance.

§ 173.53 Immediate notification of death or disappearance.

(a) When, as a result of an occurrence that involves a vessel or its equipment, a person dies or disappears from a vessel, the operator shall, without delay, by the quickest means available, notify the nearest reporting authority listed in appendix A of this part of:

(1) The date, time, and exact location of the occurrence;

(2) The name of each person who died or disappeared;

(3) The number and name of the vessel; and

(4) The names and addresses of the owner and operator.

(b) When the operator of a vessel cannot give the notice required by paragraph (a) of this section, each person on board the vessel shall notify the casualty reporting authority or determine that the notice has been given.

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Title 33 published on 07-Jun-2017 03:52

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR Part 173 after this date.

  • 2013-01-31; vol. 78 # 21 - Thursday, January 31, 2013
    1. 78 FR 6732 - Changes to Standard Numbering System, Vessel Identification System, and Boating Accident Report Database
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Rule; information collection approval.
      The collection of information requirements under 33 CFR 173.57(c), 174.16(b), 174.17(c), and 174.19(c) will be enforced beginning January 31, 2013.
      33 CFR Parts 173, 174, 181, and 187