46 CFR § 42.13-25 - Load line mark.

§ 42.13-25 Load line mark.

(a) The load line mark shall consist of a ring 12 inches in outside diameter and 1 inch wide which is intersected by a horizontal line 18 inches in length and 1 inch in breadth, the upper edge of which passes through the center of the ring. The center of the ring shall be placed amidships and at a distance equal to the assigned summer freeboard measured vertically below the upper edge of the deck line (as illustrated in Figure 42.13-25(a)).

Load line mark
Figure 42.13-25(a) - Load line mark and lines to be used with this mark
[CGFR 68-60, 33 FR 10059, July 12, 1968]

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