33 U.S. Code § 154. Repealed. Pub. L. 96–591, § 8(a), Dec. 24, 1980, 94 Stat. 3435
Section, acts June 7, 1897, ch. 4, § 1, 30 Stat. 96; May 21, 1948, ch. 328, § 1, 62 Stat. 249; Aug. 8, 1953, ch. 386, § 1, 67 Stat. 497, provided for adoption of rules of navigation of harbors, rivers, and inland waters.
Prior rules for preventing collision prescribed by R.S. § 4233 to be followed by vessels of the Navy and mercantile marine of the United States, applicable originally to all waters, were superseded as to navigation on the high seas and waters connected therewith by the International Rules (act Aug. 19, 1890, ch. 802 [sec. 61 et seq. of this title]) were superseded as to navigation on the Great Lakes and their connecting and tributary waters as far east as Montreal, by act Feb. 8, 1895, ch. 64 (section 241 et seq. of this title); were adopted as special rules for the navigation of harbors, rivers, and inland waters of the United States, except the Great Lakes and their connecting and tributary waters as far east as Montreal by act of Feb. 19, 1895, ch. 102 (see section 301 et seq. of this title); and were superseded by act June 7, 1897, ch. 4, as to navigation of all harbors, rivers, and inland waters of the United States except as specified in this paragraph, leaving them applicable solely to the Red River of the North and the rivers emptying into the Gulf of Mexico and their tributaries.