overall in length

(28) “overall in length” means— (A) for a foreign vessel or a vessel engaged on a foreign voyage, the greater of— (i) 96 percent of the length on a waterline at 85 percent of the least molded depth measured from the top of the keel (or on a vessel designed with a rake of keel, on a waterline parallel to the designed waterline); or (ii) the length from the fore side of the stem to the axis of the rudder stock on that waterline; and (B) for any other vessel, the horizontal distance of the hull between the foremost part of the stem and the aftermost part of the stern, excluding fittings and attachments.


46 USC § 2101(28)

Scoping language

None identified, default scope is assumed to be the parent (chapter 21) of this section.
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