46 CFR § 171.114 - Penetrations and openings in watertight bulkheads in a vessel less than a 100 gross tons.

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§ 171.114 Penetrations and openings in watertight bulkheads in a vessel less than a 100 gross tons.

(a) Penetrations and openings in watertight bulkheads must -

(1) Be kept as high and as far inboard as practicable; and

(2) Have means to make them watertight.

(b) Watertight bulkheads must not have sluice valves.

(c) Each main traverse watertight bulkhead must extend to the bulkhead deck.

[CGD 85-080, 62 FR 51353, Sept. 30, 1997]