(1) the vessel's certificate of documentation contains the names of all the owners of the vessel; or
(2) part of the ownership has been transferred since the certificate was issued and, to the best of the individual's knowledge and belief, the vessel is still owned only by citizens of the United States.
(1) an owner if one resides at the port of entry; or
(2) the master if an owner does not reside at the port of entry.
|Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|60103||46 App.:42.||R.S. §4173.|
In subsection (a), the words "certificate of documentation" and "certificate" are substituted for "register" for consistency with chapter 121 of the revised title. In paragraph (2), the words "sold or" are omitted as unnecessary. The words "owned only by citizens of the United States" are substituted for "no foreign subject or citizen has . . . any share, by way of trust, confidence, or otherwise" for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary words.
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