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§69.5 Vessels required or eligible to be measured.
(a) The following vessels (including public vessels) are required to be measured under this part:
(1) Vessels that are to be documented as a vessel of the United States.
(2) Vessels of 79 feet or more in overall length that engage on a foreign voyage.
(3) Vessels subject to a Federal law or regulation based on vessel tonnage.
(4) Vessels determined by the Commandant to require measurement under this part.
(b) The following vessels are not required to be measured under this part but are eligible to be measured, if the owner requests:
(1) Public vessels that are not to be documented and will not engage on a foreign voyage.
(2) Vessels of war.
[CGD 87-015b, 54 FR 37657, Sept. 12, 1989, as amended by CGD 92-058, 57 FR 59938, Dec. 17, 1992]