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e-CFR Data is current as of August 28, 2014

Title 46Chapter ISubchapter I-APart 108Subpart H → §108.715


Title 46: Shipping
PART 108—DESIGN AND EQUIPMENT
Subpart H—Miscellaneous Equipment


§108.715   Magnetic compass and gyrocompass.

(a) Each self-propelled unit in ocean or coastwise service must have a magnetic compass.

(b) Each self-propelled unit of 1,600 gross tons and over in ocean or coastwise service must have a gyrocompass in addition to the magnetic compass required in paragraph (a) of this section.

(c) Each unit that is required to have a gyrocompass must have an illuminated repeater for the gyrocompass that is at the main steering stand unless the gyrocompass is illuminated and is at the main steering stand.



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