§ 1284. Risks other than war risks

Whenever the Secretary shall insure any risk included under subsections (d), (e), or (f) of section 1283 of this Appendix, insofar as it concerns liabilities relating to the masters, officers, and crews of such vessels or to other persons transported thereon, the insurance on such risks may include risks other than war risks to the extent that the Secretary determines to be necessary or advisable.