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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter MPart 141Subpart C → §141.370

Title 46: Shipping
Subpart C—Lifesaving Requirements for Towing Vessels

§141.370   Miscellaneous life saving requirements for towing vessels.

Miscellaneous lifesaving requirements are summarized in Table 141.370 of this section. Equipment requirements are based on the area in which a towing vessel is operating, not the route for which it is certificated.

Table 141.370—Miscellaneous Lifesaving Equipment

(46 CFR section)
Area of operation
geographic area
RiversGreat Lakes and lakes, bays, and sounds as defined in §136.110Coastwise and ltd. coastwiseOceans
≤3 miles from shore≤3 miles from shore≤3 miles from shore>3 miles from shore
Visual Distress Signals (§141.375)3 day and 3 night3 day and 3 night3 day and 3 night6 day and 6 night3 day and 3 night6 day and 6 night6 day and 6 night.
EPIRBs (§141.380)111−11
Line Throwing Appliances (§141.385)1−1

1Great Lakes service only.

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