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ARMING OF U.S. MERCHANT CARGO VESSELS

NOTE: Order 167, Nov. 17, 1940, 6 F.R. 5881, reads as follows: Armed merchant passengercarrying vessels of the United States shall be exempt from the application of the provisions of subsection (4) of R.S. 4472, as amended; to the extent that such vessels may accept, transport, carry, convey, store, stow, or use on board such high explosives as are necessary for such armament when said high explosives are accepted, transported, carried, conveyed, stored, stowed, or used in accord. ance with the provisions of $$ 147.06–2 to 147.06-5, inclusive, of the regulations governing explosives or other dangerous articles on board vessels.

147.06–1 Authorization.

Armed cargo vessels of the United States may accept, transport, carry, convey, store, stow or use such high explosives as are necessary for such armament when said high explosives are accepted, transported, carried, conveyed, stored, stowed or used in accordance with the provisions of $$ 147.06–2 to 147.06–5. (Order 168, 6 F.R. 5882, Nov. 19, 1941) § 147.06–2 Storage of high explosives.

Magazines shall be provided on board the vessel for the storage of high explosive ammunition (either fixed or separate loaded). Magazines may be located in an upper tween deck or a shelter deck cargo space, or in any other compartment below the weather deck, and adjacent to the gun mount, provided such magazines are not located over, under or adjacent to passenger spaces. The maximum separation possible shall be maintained between any magazine and any space allotted to the use of passengers or crew. Magazines shall not be constructed in bearing with the collision bulkhead nor with a bulkhead forming a boiler room, engine room, coal bunker

or galley boundary. If it is necessary to construct such magazines in proximity to these bulkheads, a cofferdam space of at least 4 feet shall be provided between the bulkhead and the magazine side. Consistent with the above restrictions magazines shall be constructed in locations selected by the Navy Department. A “ready" supply of shells may be stowed in “ready boxes” on deck adjacent to the gun mount. These "ready boxes" shall be as provided by, or constructed to a design furnished by, the Bureau of Ships, Navy Department. [Order 168, 6 F.R. 5882, Nov. 19, 1941) § 147.06–3 Storage of small-arms am

munition. Small-arms ammunition having all the component parts necessary for one firing, all in one assembly, may be stowed in boxes or lockers in a location adjacent to the gun mounts, such location to be selected by the Navy Department. Boxes or lockers for the stowage of smallarms ammunition shall be as provided by, or constructed to a design furnished by, the Bureau of Ships, Navy Department. [Order 168, 6 F.R. 5882, Nov. 19, 1941) § 147.06–4 Care of ammunition.

The loading, stowage, handling and use of all ammunition intended for the guns mounted on the vessel shall be under the control of the commander of the armed guard or other representative of the Navy Department. [Order 168, 6 F.R. 5882, Nov. 19, 1941) § 147.06–5 Construction of magazines.

Magazines shall be constructed in accordance with specifications furnished by or approved by, the Bureau of Ships, Navy Department. (Order 168, 6 F.R. 5882, Nov. 19, 1941)

Finding Aids
Explanation

This Code of Federal Regulations volume contains regulations effective as to facts arising on and after January 1, 1963. The following finding aids, used in conjunction with this volume and the daily Federal Register, are designed to assist the user in his search for current regulations and in his research with respect to regulations which are no longer in effect or those which have been superseded or deleted from the Code of Federal Regulations.

Subject matter covered in this volume may be determined by reference to the table of parts at the beginning of this book, and to the table of subparts and sections immediately preceding the text of each part. A subject index to the entire Code of Federal Regulations is published separately, and revised annually.

Special Instructions for This Volume Section 146.04–5 of this title contains an alphabetical listing of the dangerous substances regulated herein, and gives their classification. The following table indicates the subpart applicable to each particular classification:

Subpart
146.20—Explosives
146.21—Inflammable liquids
146.22—Inflammable solids and oxidizing materials
146.23—Corrosive liquids
146.24—Compressed gases
146.25—Poisonous articles
146.26—Combustible liquids
146.27-Hazardous articles

Code of Federal Regulations Volumes

List 1-Current Volumes

The following list shows all Code of Federal Regulations volumes containing regu-
lations in effect as to facts arising on and after January 1, 1963. For superseded
Code volumes, see List 2, infra.
Title

Date
1-4.

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5.

As of Jan. 1, 1961
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As of Jan. 1, 1963
7 (Parts 1-50).

As of Jan. 1, 1959
7 (Parts 51-52)

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7 (Parts 53-209)

As of Jan. 1, 1959
7 (Parts 210–399)

As of Jan. 1, 1960
7 (Parts 400–899)

As of Jan. 1, 1960
7 (Parts 900–944)

As of Jan. 1, 1963
7 (Parts 945–980).

As of Jan. 1, 1963
7 (Parts 981-999)

As of Jan. 1, 1963
7 (Parts 1000-1029)

As of Jan. 1, 1963
7 (Parts 1030–1059).

As of Jan, 1, 1963
7 (Parts 1060–1089)

As of Jan. 1, 1963
7 (Parts 1090–1119) 1.

As of Jan. 1, 1963
7 (Part 1120-End).

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8

As of Jan. 1, 1958
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10-11.

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12.

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14 (Parts 1-19).

As of Jan. 1, 1963
14 (Parts 20–199) ·

As of Jan. 1, 1963
14 (Parts 200–399)--

As of Jan. 1, 1963
14 (Parts 400-599)_

As of Jan. 1, 1963
14 (Part 600 to End)'.

As of Jan. 1, 1963
15.

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16.

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17.

1949 Edition
18.

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19

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20.

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21

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22-23

As of Jan. 1, 1958
24.

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25.

As of Jan. 1, 1958
26 (Part 1 $ $ 1.01-1-1.400)

As of Jan. 1, 1961
26 (Part 1 $ $ 1.401–1.499).

As of Jan. 1, 1961
26 (Part 1 $ 1.500_End, to Part 19)

As of Jan. 1, 1961
26 (Parts 20-29)

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26 (Parts 30–39)

As of Jan. 1, 1961
26 (Parts 40-169)

As of Jan. 1, 1961
26 (Parts 170-299)

As of Jan. 1, 1961
26 (Parts 300-499)

As of Jan. 1, 1961
26 (Parts 500-599)---

As of Jan. 1, 1961
26 (Part 600-End)

As of Jan. 1, 1961
27.

As of Jan. 1, 1961
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As of Jan. 1, 1963

1 To be revised annually.

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30-31...
32 (Parts 1-39).
32 (Parts 40–399)
32 (Parts 400-589).
32 (Parts 590-699),
32 (Parts 700–799)
32 (Parts 800-999).
32 (Parts 1000–1099).
32 (Part 1100-End)
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46 (Parts 1–145).
46 (Parts 146–149) 1.
46 (Part 150-End),
47 (Parts 1-29).-.
47 (Part 30-End) and 48_
49 (Parts 0–70).
49 (Parts 71-90)
49 (Parts 91-164),
49 (Part 165-End)

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Index

1 To be revised annually.

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