Measurement of Vessels. Regulations Interpreting Laws Relating to Admeasurement of Vessels, Together with the Said Laws of U.S., the Suez Canal Regulations, and the Panama Canal Rules

Measurement of Vessels. Regulations Interpreting Laws Relating to Admeasurement of Vessels, Together with the Said Laws of U.S., the Suez Canal Regulations, and the Panama Canal Rules

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...or storerooms which may be fitted in the engine room, and also any space occupied by machinery not used in propelling the ship, must be deducted,1 and the remainder being dividea by 100 will be the net tonnage of the actual engine room. SPECIAL RULE FOR DREDGERS. Art. 46. The machinery spaces on the upper deck of dredgers towed from place to place on the Lakes, requiring to be documented, are to be exempted as in the case of other vessels, but no allowance for propelling power is to be made for such vessels on account of the machinery below deck that is used only for working the bucket, or scoop, and not for the propulsion of the vessel. Net Tonnage. Art. 47. (a) The tonnage of a vessel remaining after the authorized deductions have been made shall be deemed to be the net, or register, tonnage. (b) In ascertaining the net tonnage, no space is to be deducted unless it has previously been included in the gross tonnage. (c) A register ton shall be 100 cubic feet. MISCELLANEOUS. FINAL RESULTS. Art. 48. (a) Measurements and calculations based upon them must be made carefully and accurately. Calculations must be verified at least twice and a diagram of areas for hah breadths made. (Figs. 19 and 20.) (o) The measurements and calculations being complete, and the tonnage duly marked on the main beam, the surveyor or measuring officer will certify the result to the collector, and such certificate form (Cat. 1322) will be preserved as a permanent record in the customhouse. MARKING AND RECORDING OF TONNAGE. Art. 49. (a) The net tonnage (omitting fractions), together with the official number, must be marked on the face of the beam under the forward side of the main hatch of seagoing vessels and Lake vessels, Fuel oil settling tanks within the confines of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123665515X
  • 9781236655158