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relative thereto will be included on the certificate. The original bill of lading will be mailed to the first consignee who, after certifying as to the receipt of the material at that point, will forward it to the next consignee. This procedure will be followed until the original bill of lading is received by the last consignee, who will insert or attach a certificate relative to the weight of the material unloaded at the final destination, and will surrender the bill of lading, with all certificates, to the last line-haul carrier,

3. Where specific authority to ship between points covered by blanket route orders, including stop-off service, has been furnished activities by the Commandant of the Marine Corps, those activities will not be required to obtain further authority for such stop-off services in order to comply with these instructions.

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TIAL LOADING AND UNLOADING

1. Tariffs of carriers in some cases, up or de authorize shipments for more than one destion we het nation to be stopped in transit for partial is of it unloading at points directly intermediate to mores final destination. The rate applied on such

shipments is usually the applicable rate from rvice et point of origin to final destination via the

stop-off point, plus a stop-off charge. Simi cing via larly, shipments may be stopped in transit bence for partial loading. Marine Corps activities

having material on hand destined to points

coming within that category should take e firme advantage of this consolidation service, More transmitting all essential data to the Com

mandant of the Marine Corps (Code CSJ), for

determination of whether such service is NL permissible under existing tariffs,

or a saving in freight charges may be made and for routing authority. If approved, the ship

ment will be consigned to the activity at final mati destination and stop-off points will be indi

cated on the face of the bill of lading. The bill fourt of lading will indicate the material to be

unloaded at stop-off point and final destination. Material to be removed at a stop-off point will be segregated properly from that to be carried to final destination and each portion so segregated will be plainly marked on the

bill of lading to facilitate handling by conTRE

signees. When the bill of lading is issued by shipping officers to cover such movements an extra “PROPERTY RECEIVED" copy will be prepared for intermediate consignee involved.

2. The original bill of lading together with all memorandum copies will be forwarded to the first consignee who will place on the bill of lading, or on a sheet attached thereto, the following certificate of delivery: "I certify that Car No. -, Vehicle No. was stopped in transit at (place) on (date) by the (carrier) to partially unload pounds of (commodity) intended for (activity) as indicated on bill of lading No..

Condition of the material is as follows: Seals No. and

were removed from Car No. Vehicle No.

before unloading and seals No. were affixed before reforwarding.

53308 STORAGE IN TRANSIT

1. Storage-in-transit is the stopping of freight traffic at a point located between the point of origin and destination; the storage of the freight for a limited time; and the reforwarding of such freight at the same through rate to which the shipment would have been entitled if it had moved directly from point of origin to destination. This privilege is acquired by request and negotiation with the carriers. The actual request and negotiations with the carriers for establishing the storage-in-transit privileges at an activity will be executed by Headquarters, U. S. Marine Corps.

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2. Storage-in-transit at Marine Corps activities is authorized by the carriers in Section 22 Quotations which set forth conditions and rules governing transit at particular activity.

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(Activity)

3. At activities where storage-in-transit exists, it is the responsibility of the Transportation Officer to take advantage of such privileges wherever possible and to maintain the necessary inbound and outbound records of transit. Department of Defense Form No. 575 will be utilized for the purpose of maintaining records of any traffic subject to storage-intransit under these arrangements.

4. Storage-in-transit authorization usually has the following requirements: a. The

inbound freight bill must be recorded for transit with the carrier.

b. The outbound bill must show full reference to the inbound shipments.

c. Accurate and complete records must be maintained by the facility and representatives of the carriers must have access to the transit facility and the records thereof.

When any loss or damage occurs to material included in a car or truck for any consignee and destination other than the final consignee and destination, appropriate information

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PART F: ISSUE OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY ON MEMORANDUM RECEIPT

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Section II: Control of Individual Arms and Equipment... PART G: CHANGE OF ACCOUNTABLE OFFICERS ....

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PART A: ACCOUNTABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY

Section 1: DEFINITIONS AND TERMINOLOGY 54000 DEFINITIONS

item, the receipt and disposal of property;

the quantities on hand; the “due in''; "due 1. The term "accountable officer" as used out''; “back order''; and stock level data. in these regulations shall be construed to All government property must be carried mean an officer detailed to duty involving

stock record account unless pecuniary responsibility for Government other method of accounting has been aufunds and property in his custody. The follow- thorized by the Commandant of the Marine ing definitions of accountability and responsi- Corps. All stock record accounts are subject bility are pertinent to these regulations and to audit. to all other regulations dealing with property accountability.

5. ACCOUNTABLE. A descriptive term 2. ACCOUNTABILITY. The obligation of

used only with reference to individuals desig

nated to maintain a stock record account, an individual officially designated for this

or other types of accounts. purpose in respect to government property, to maintain a formal record of the property

6. PROPERTY ACCOUNT AND PROPERTY on a stock record account or system which

RECORD. General terms referring to any has been designated for such use by the

record of property, formal or informal. Quartermaster General of the Marine Corps,

They include not only stock record accounts subject to audit by officially designated audi

maintained by accountable officers, but also tors. An accountable individual will be re

battalion, company and other types of subferred to in these regulations as an "account

ordinate accounts and property records, able officer."

individual clothing, and equipment records, 3. RESPONSIBILITY. The obligation of an memorandum receipt records, or any other individual for the proper custody, care and organized files of property records. safekeeping of government property entrusted to his possession or under his supervision.

7. PROPERTY OFFICER. A term used The term "direct responsibility" is used by custom of the service to indicate any to indicate the responsibility of an individual officer responsible for the custody and issue to whom property has been entrusted and of property. The term will not be used in who is specifically charged with its care these regulations to indicate an accountable and safekeeping and distinguishes such re- officer. sponsibility from the "command responsibility" of commanding officers to insure 8. SUPPLY OFFICER. A term used to indithat the property of their command is prop- cate the administrative head of several erly safeguarded, administered, and

accountable activities such as depot supply counted for. An individual having direct, officer, a base supply officer, etc. An acresponsibility will be referred to in these countable officer of an organization may be regulations as a "responsible officer." The assigned additional duty as supply officer types of responsibility are further described when he is performing functions beyond in Section II.

those normally applied to accountability.

However, the term “accountable officeri 4. STOCK RECORD ACCOUNT. A formal shall have precedence in all matters pertainbasic record maintained by an accountable ing to records, reports, correspondence, officer on prescribed forms, showing by etc., of an accountable activity.

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