MULTILATERAL-SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA-MAY 31, 1929 Inter7ational Convention and Regulations for Promoting Safety of Life at Sea. Signed at London, May 31, 1929; ratificationadvised by the Senate, subject to understandings, June 19, 1936; ratified by the President, subject to said understandings,July 7, 1936; ratification of the United States deposited at London, August 7, 1936; proclaimed, September 30, 1,936. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS a Convention for Promoting Safety of Life at Sea, with regulations annexed, was signed at London on May 31, 1929, by the respective plenipotentiaries of the United States of America, Germany, the Commonwealth of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Spain, the Irish Free State, Finland, France, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, India, Italy, Japan, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the original of which Convention and regulations in the English and French languages, is word for word as follows: May 31, 1929 [T. S. No. 910] International Con- vention, etc., for Pro- moting Safety of Life at Sea. Preamble.