§ 324. Penalty for obstructing officers

Every person who assaults, resists, obstructs, or hinders any officer in the execution of any Act or law relating to the enrollment, registry, or licensing of vessels, or of title 50 of the Revised Statutes, or of any of the powers or authorities vested in him by any such Act or law, shall, for every such offense, for which no other penalty is particularly provided, be liable to a penalty of $500.