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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter EPart 45Subpart B → §45.31


Title 46: Shipping
PART 45—GREAT LAKES LOAD LINES
Subpart B—Load Line Marks


§45.31   Deck line.

(a) Each vessel must be marked with a deck line on the outer surface of the shell on each side of the vessel with the upper edge of the line passing through the point where the upper surface of the freeboard deck intersects the outer surface of the shell or if the summer freeboard is correspondingly adjusted under §45.57, the deck line may be placed above or below the freeboard deck. Figure 1 illustrates the deck line markings.

(b) Each deck line must be at least 12-inches long and 1-inch wide.

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