Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/460

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MULTILATERAL-NAVAL ARMAMENT -MARCH 25, 1936 Who, having communicated to one another their full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed as follows: Part I Part L DEFINITIONS Article 1 For the purposes of the present Treaty, the following expressions De itl ons. are to be understood in the sense hereinafter defined. A.-Standard Displacement. (1) The standard displacement of a surface vessel is the displace- mestdad dlsp'Ce ment of the vessel, complete, fully manned, engined, and equipped s n ready for sea, including all armament and ammunition, equipment, outfit, provisions and fresh water for crew, miscellaneous stores and implements of every description that are intended to be carried in war, but without fuel or reserve feed water on board. (2) The standard displacement of a submarine is the surface dis- Submarne- placement of the vessel complete (exclusive of the water in non- watertight structure), fully manned, engined and equipped ready for sea, including all armament and ammunition, equipment, outfit, provisions for crew, miscellaneous stores and implements of every description that are intended to be carried in war, but without fuel, lubricating oil, fresh water or ballast water of any kind on board. (3) The word "ton" except in the expression "metric tons" denotes "TO" the ton of 2,240 lb. (1,016 kilos). B. - Categories. catgori. (1) Capital Ships are surface vessels of war belonging to one of Capi 1W ilp. the two following sub-categories:- ubte (a) surface vessels of war, other than aircraft carriers, aux- iliary vessels, or capital ships of sub-category (b), the standard displacement of which exceeds 10,000 tons (10,160 metric tons) or which carry a gun with a calibre exceeding 8 in. (203 mm.); (b) surface vessels of war, other than aircraft-carriers, the standard displacement of which does not exceed 8,000 tons (8,128 metric tons) and which carry a gun with a calibre ex- ceeding 8 in. (203 mm.). (2) Aircraft-Carriers are surface vessels of war, whatever their Act-a displacement, designed or adapted primarily for the purpose of carrying and operating aircraft at sea. The fitting of a landing-on or flying-off deck on any vessel of war, provided such vessel has not been designed or adapted primarily for the purpose of carrying and operating aircraft at sea, shall not cause any vessel so fitted to be classified in the category of aircraft-carriers. 1367