742 rrrrrtrirrnn cononnss. sms. 111. on. 173. 1895. cut in a beam and over the doorway of every such place the number of cmanuu. men it is allowed to accommodate w’1th these words, “Certified to mmodate seamen. _ _ me or mum. w2(:(b) Any space exclusively for the use of the master certmed by the collector to be reasonable in extent and properly constructed, and the words “Certiiied for the accommodation of master” to be permanently cut in a beam and over the door of such space. Uuwf guanchms, "‘(c) Any space used exclusively for the working of the helm, the °°°· capstan, and the anchor gear, or for keeping the charts, signals, and other instruments of navigation and boatswam’s stores, and the words “Certi6ed for steering gear," or *‘Gertitied for boatswam’s stores," or “Oertified chart house," as the case may be, to be permanently out in the beam and over the doorway of each of such spaces. _ _ ramp. "‘(d) The space occupied by the donkey eng1ne and bo1ler, 1f connected with the main pumps of the Shlp. _ Stongn or sails “ ‘(e) In the case of a ship propelled wholly by sails any space, not exceeding two and one-half per centum of the gross tonnage, used mm. exclusively for storage of sails: Provided, That spaces deducted shall ,wC,j;‘*“““ °' °°1‘ be certified by the collector to be reasonable 111 extent and properly and ` eilicientlyconstructed for the purposes for which they are intended, and the words "Certiiied for storage of sa11s" to be cut on the beam and over the doorway of such space. _ U,,, of ,,,p,,m,.g “ ‘(f) In the case of a ship propelled by steam or other power requ1r· P°'°*'· ·*****¤ '°•¤°*¤· ing engine room, a deduction for the space occup1ed by the propelling power shall be made, as follows: _ mms wipers. “ ‘ In ships propelled by paddle wheels in which the tonnage of the space occupied by and necessary for the proper working of the bo1lers and machinery is above twenty per centum and under thirty per cen tum of the gross tonnage, the deduction shall be thirty-seven_ per centum smw pmpsum-s of the gross tonnage; and in ships propelled by screws in which the tonnage of the space is above thirteen per centum and under twenty per centum of the gross tonnage, the deduction shall be thirty-two per centum of the gross tonnage. In the case of screw steamers the contents of the trunk shaft shall be deemed spaces necessary for the proper working of the machinery. _ mama forvaria- “ ‘ (g) In the case of other vessels in which the actual space 00COD16d °°"‘ by the propelling machinery amounts in the case of paddle vessels to twenty per centumor under and in the case of screw vessels to thirteen per centum or under of .the gross tonnage ol the ship, the deduction shall consist in the case of paddle vessels of once and a half the tonnage of the actual machinery space and in the case of screw vessels of once and three-fourths the tonnage of the actual machinery space. But if the actual machinery space is so large as to amount in the case of paddle vessels to thirty per centum or above, and in the case of screw vessels to twenty per centum or above of the gross tonnage of the ship, the deduction shall consist of thirty-seven per centum of the gross tonnage of the ship in the case of a paddle vessel and thirty-two per centum of the gross tonnage in the case of a screw vessel; or if the owner prefers there shall be deducted from the gross tonnage of the vessel the tonnage of the space or spaces actually occupied by or required to be inclosed for the proper working of the boilers and machinery, including the trunk shaft or alley in screw steamers, with the addition in the case of vessels propelled with paddle wheels of fifty per centum, and in the case of vessels propelled by screws of seventy- five per centum of the tonnage of such space. umass or cams "‘(h) If there be a break, a poop, or any other permanent closed·i¤ "“° °" “*’l""' "°°*’· Space on the upper deck available for cargo or stores, or for the berthiilg or accommodation of passengers or crew, the tonnage of that space shall Proviaaz _ be ascertained and added to the gross tonnage: Provided, That nothing ,,,£§,f""‘“°“ ‘"“°“° shall be added to the gross tonnage for any sheltered space above the upper dieck which is under cover and open to the weather; that is, not mc ose .
Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 28.djvu/771
This page needs to be proofread.