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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter TPart 178Subpart D → §178.410


Title 46: Shipping
PART 178—INTACT STABILITY AND SEAWORTHINESS
Subpart D—Drainage of Weather Decks


§178.410   Drainage of flush deck vessels.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the weather deck on a flush deck vessel must be watertight and have no obstruction to overboard drainage.

(b) Each flush deck vessel may have solid bulwarks in the forward one-third length of the vessel if:

(1) The bulwarks do not form a well enclosed on all sides; and

(2) The foredeck of the vessel has sufficient sheer to ensure drainage aft.

[CGD 85-080, 61 FR 966, Jan. 10, 1996, as amended at 62 FR 51357, Sept. 30, 1997]

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