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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter UPart 196 → Subpart 196.43

Title 46: Shipping

Subpart 196.43—Placard of Lifesaving Signals

§196.43-1   Application.
§196.43-5   Availability.

Source: CGD 95-027, 61 FR 26013, May 23, 1996, unless otherwise noted.

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§196.43-1   Application.

The provisions of this subpart apply to all vessels on an international voyage, and all other vessels of 150 gross tons or over in ocean, coastwise, or Great Lakes service.

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§196.43-5   Availability.

On all vessels to which this subpart applies there must be readily available to the deck officer of the watch a placard containing instructions for the use of the lifesaving signals set forth in regulation 16, chapter V, of the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1974. These signals must be used by vessels or persons in distress when communicating with lifesaving stations and maritime rescue units.

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