Measurement of Vessels Using the Panama Canal: Joint Hearings...on S. 2288, April. 4-5, 1935

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Page 67 - No part of any vessel shall be required by the preceding section to be measured or registered for tonnage that is used for cabins or state-rooms, and constructed entirely above the first deck, which is not a deck to the hull.
Page 61 - Provided, That nothing shall be added to the gross tonnage for any sheltered space above the upper deck which is under cover and open to the weather; that is, not inclosed.
Page 64 - If there be a break, a poop, or any other permanent closed-in space on the upper deck, available for cargo or stores, or for the berthing or accommodation of passengers or crew...
Page 62 - ... having its hatchways or other openings provided with means for closing them against the action of the sea and weather upon the space below enclosed by the sides of the vessel, making the said space a fit place for the stowage of general cargo, is to be considered the upper deck to the hull.
Page 46 - Without objection, the committee will stand in recess until 2 o'clock this afternoon. (Thereupon, at 12.20 o'clock pm, the committee took a recess until 2 o'clock pm of the same day.) AFTER RECESS. The committee resumed its session at 2.30 o'clock pm, pursuant to the taking of recess.
Page 60 - And if the vessel has more than three decks, the tonnage of each space between decks, above the tonnage deck, shall be severally ascertained in the manner above described, and shall be added to the tonnage of the vessel, ascertained as aforesaid.
Page 60 - ... and the quotient shall be deemed to be the tonnage of such space, and shall be added to the other tonnage of the vessel, ascertained as above directed.
Page 60 - If a vessel has a third deck, or spar deck, the tonnage of the space between it and the tonnage deck shall be ascertained as follows: Measure in feet the inside length of the space, at the middle of its height, from the plank at the side of the stem to the...
Page 61 - ... above. (e) There must also be on each side at least one freeing port of good size abreast the deck opening and a suitable number of scuppers not less than 3 inches in diameter distributed throughout the space.

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