46 U.S. Code Chapter 89 - SMALL VESSEL MANNING

Historical and Revision Notes

Chapter 89 provides for the manning of freight vessels, small passenger vessels, uninspected passenger vessels, and towing vessels. It permits a licensed operator to be in charge of a vessel in lieu of a licensed master or pilot. It also sets forth exemption and civil penalties.


1986—Pub. L. 99–307, § 1(14)(A), May 19, 1986, 100 Stat. 446, substituted “Self-propelled, uninspected” for “Uninspected” in item 8903.


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