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

Sec. 8901. Freight vessels. 8902. Small passenger vessels. 8903. Self-propelled, uninspected passenger vessels. 8904. Towing vessels. 8905. Exemptions. 8906. Penalty.
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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