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33 (Montana and Idaho). Customs Agent in
State of Oklahoma).
comprising the state in Charge,
Customs Agent in
Collection Districts 40, 42, 39 except
for the State of Nebraska, and that
Customs Agent in
State of Michigan except that part
lying west of Route 41 extending
from Escanaba to Marquette.
Minnesota; south to the junction of
tana) and Wyorning.
South Dakota) and that part of Min-
the Minnesota-Iowa boundary.
trict 45 except for the State of Okla.
trict No. 26, composed of Imperial
the exception of Imperial County.
All of Collection District No. 26 with
the exception of Yuma County.
All of Collection District No. 28.
All of Collection District No. 29.
All of Collection District No. 30.
All of Collectlon District No. 31.
in Charge, Los
All of Collection District No. 32.
Europe, Africa, and the
Spain, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland,
British Isles and Ireland.
France, Luxemburg, Monaco, Belgium
Sweden, Finland, Germany, Austria,
$ 1.6 Headquarters of appraisers of merchandise.
The locations of the headquarters of the appraisers of merchandise for the
Name of District
Location of Headquarters
Address of Appraiser of
Duluth and Superior.
Juneau, Alaska, 13467.
27 Los Angeles.
St.; P.0. Box 1788.
P.O. Box 1359.
33 Montana and Idaho.
Great Falls, Mont., 4453..
3 Rhode Island.
The appraiser of merchandise is under the jurisdiction of the collector of customs and is located at the same ad-
U.S. Appraiser of Merchandise, New York, N.Y.
8 1.7 Customs laboratories.
the approval of the Commissioner of The addresses of the several customs
Customs, and notice thereof shall be dislaboratories and the customs collection
played prominently at the principal endistricts served thereby are as follows:
trance of the office.
(d) Each customs office shall be open
for the transaction of general customs Labora
Customs tory DisAddress
business on all state and local holidays trict No.
Districts occurring on days other than Saturdays,
Sundays, and national holidays. I a 103 South Gay Street, 13, 14, 15, 42, state or local holiday interferes with the Baltimore, Md., 21202. and 43.
performance of work in a customs office 2.
408 Atlantic Avenue, Bos- | 1, 2, 4, and 5.
by any customs employee or employees, 3.
Customhouse, Chicago, 34, 35, 36, 37, the principal field officer may request
38, 39, 40, and
approval of the Commissioner of Cus4.
531 Mateo Street, Los An- 24, 25, 26, 27, toms to excuse such employees from geles, Calif., 90013.
and 50. 8.. Customhouse, New Or. 19, 20, 21, 22,
duty without charge to leave. leans, La., 70130.
(e) Customs services required to be 201 Varick Street, New 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, York, N.Y., 10014. 49, and 51.
performed outside a customs office shall Branch Laboratory:
be furnished between the hours of 8 a. m. Customhouse, San
and 5 p. m. (or between the correspondJuan, P.R., 00903. 7. Customhouse, Philadel. 11, 12, and 41.
ing hours at ports where different but phia, Pa., 19106.
equivalent hours are required for the 630 Sansome Street, San 28, 29, 30, 31, Francisco, Calif., 94111.
32, 33, and
maintenance of adequate service and are 47.
approved by the Commissioner of Cus9.
Customhouse, Savannah, 16, 17, and 18.
toms) on all days when the customs of-
eral customs business. In accordance § 1.8 Hours of business.
with such instructions as the Commis(a) Except as specified in paragraphs sioner of Customs shall have issued from (b)-(g) of this section, each customs of- time to time and upon reasonable adfice shall be open for the transaction of vance notice to the principal local oficer general customs business between the concerned, such services may be furhours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on all days nished between the same hours on Satof the year except Saturdays, Sundays, urdays. and national holidays."
(f) Where there is a regularly recur(b) Different but equivalent hours ring need for customs services outside shall be observed if a difference is re- the above prescribed hours, and the volquired for the maintenance of adequate ume and duration of the required servservice because of local conditions, is ap
ices are uniformly such as to require, of proved by the Commissioner of Customs,
themselves or in immediately consecuand a notice of the hours of business is
tive combination with other essential prominently displayed at the principal
customs activities of the port, the full entrance and in each public room of the
time of one or more customs employees,
the necessary number of regular tours customs office.
of duty to furnish such services on all (c) At each port or station where there
days of the year except Sundays and nais no full-time customs employee, the tional holidays may be established with hours during which the customs office the approval of the Commissioner of will be open for the transaction of gen- Customs. eral customs business shall be fixed by (g) Customs services shall be furnished the collector of customs concerned with private interests otherwise than as speci
fied in this section only in accordance * The national holidays are January 1, Feb
with the provisions of $ 24.16 of this ruary 22, May 30, July 4, the first Monday in chapter. September, November 11, the fourth Thursday in November, and December 25. II a
Customs seal. holiday falls on Sunday, the following day (a) The customs seal of the United will be observed. (E.O. No. 10358, June 9,
States, consisting of the national arms 1952.) If a holiday falls on Saturday the day immediately preceding such Saturday
within a circle according to the design will be observed (5 U.S.C. 87c). Other days
furnished by the Treasury Department, may be designated as national holidays by shall be impressed upon all official docuExecutive Order of the President.
ments requiring the impress of a seal.
(b) The impress of the seal is not Sec. necessary on documents passing within 2.46 Open shelter deck space.
2.47 the Customs Service. The seal shall be
An open structure on small craft.
2.48 Open vessels. impressed on marine documents, and on
2.49 Deductions from gross tonnage. landing certificates, certificates of 2.50 Navigation spaces. weight, gauge, or measure, and similar 2.51 Engine room. classes of documents for outside in- 2.52 Spaces included in engine room. terests.
2.53 Length of engine room. (c) The official seal shall not be used
2.54 Bollers and engine in same compart
ment. in the manner of a notary seal to indi
2.55 Engine room measured in parts. cate authority to administer oaths.
2.51 Rule for measuring engine room.
2.57 Engine room in small boats. PART 2–MEASUREMENT OF
2.58 Deduction for propelling power.
2.59 Light and air spaces. VESSELS
2.60 Verification of calculations, diagram of Sec.
areas, and certification of results. 2.0 Effective date.
2.60a Marking net tonnage and official num2.1 Authority of Commissioner.
ber on vessel. 2.2 Oficials authorized to admeasure 2.61 Appendix to certificate of registry. vessels.
2.62 Measurement of Government vessels. Purpose for which measurements are 2.63 Foreign vessels. taken.
2.64 Adjustment and correction of tonnage. 2.4 Register ton.
2.65 Figures. 2.5 Gross register tonnage.
2.66 Conversion tables. 2.6 Net register tonnage.
2.67 Table A of common intervals when 2.7 The marine document.
tonnage depth is 16 feet or less. 2.8 Application for measurement.
2.68 Table B of common intervals when ton2.9 Drawings.
nage depth exceeds 16 feet. 2.10 Measurements to be taken at an early
2.69 Definitions of enclosures on or above stage.
the upper deck. 2.11 Uniform system required.
2.70 Definitions of items of deduction. 2.13 Measuring instruments.
2.71 Definitions of structural terms, etc. 2.14 Stem.
2.72 Suez and Panama Canal certificates. 2.15 Stern.
AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 2 2.16 Masts.
issued under R.S. 161, 4153, as amended, secs. 2.17 Ceiling, cargo battens, etc.
2, 3, 23 Stat. 118, as amended, 119, as amended, 2.18 Register length.
sec. 4, 28 Stat. 743, as amended; 5 U.S.C. 22, 2.19 Register breadth.
46 U.S.C. 2, 3, 77, 79. 2.20 Register depth. 221 Upper deck to the hull.
SOURCE: The provisions of this part 2 ap2.22 Enumerating the decks.
pear at 28 F.R. 14553, Dec. 31, 1963, unless 2.23 Register height.
otherwise noted. 2.24 Round of beam. 225 Pitch of beam.
Effective date. 2.26 Tonnage deck.
The regulations in this part are not 2.27 Tonnage length.
retroactive, i.e., they do not apply to 2.28 Depth of a transverse section.
vessels the keels of which were laid prior 2.29 Tonnage depths. 2.30 Tonnage breadths.
to the date the rules in this part become 2.31 Measuring the tonnage length.
effective. The regulations in this part 2.32 Divisions of tonnage length.
become effective March 1, 1940. 2.33 Transfer of location of sections to keelson.
Authority of Commissioner. 2.34 Transverse areas, rule for finding.
(a) The Commissioner of Customs is 2.35 Breaks in double bottom.
charged with the supervision of the laws 2.36 Vessels having side tanks may be
relating to the admeasurement of vesmeasured in parts.
sels, and on all questions of interpreta2.37 Outside shaft tunnel.
tion growing out of the execution of the 2.38 Square end vessels having head blocks. 2.39 Between decks.
laws relating to this subject his decision
is final. 2.40 Superstructures. 2.41 Hatchways.
(b) The Commissioner of Customs 2.42 Record of exempted spaces.
shall, in the following sections, be re2.43 Enclosed spaces exempted from Inclu. ferred to as the Commissioner. sion in gross tonnage.
(c) Doubts arising in the minds of 2.44 Passenger cabins.
the admeasurers concerning decks to the 2.45 Open superstructures on or above the hull, enclosures on or above the upper upper deck.
deck, shelter decks, method of procedure, etc., shall be submitted to the Commis- been made from the gross register tonsioner for his decision, and shall be ac- nage shall be deemed the net register companied by blueprints or sketches of tonnage. the spaces in question giving all the facts (b) In ascertaining the net tonnage bearing on same.
no space may be deducted unless it has 8 2.2 Officials authorized to admeasure previously been included in the gross tonvessels.
nage and certified, showing the purpose
for which used. (a) Before any vessel shall be registered, enrolled, or licensed she shall be 8 2.7 The marine document. measured by an officer of the customs at the port or place where she may be.
The marine document of every vessel (b) A vessel is not to be measured un
shall show the date and place of build; less she is required by law to be regis
the register length, breadth, depth, and, tered, enrolled or licensed, or otherwise
in vessels of more than two decks, the specially provided for.
height of the upper deck to the hull above
the tonnage deck; the number of decks $ 2.3 Purpose for which measurements and masts; build as to her stem and are taken.
stern; capacity under the tonnage deck, (a) Tonnage measurements are taken that of the between decks, and also sepafor the purpose of ascertaining the in- rately, permanently enclosed spaces on ternal capacity of measurable spaces. or above the upper deck to the hull avail
(b) All measurements are to be taken able for cargo or stores or for the accomin feet and fractions of feet, and all modation of passengers (provisionally) fractions of feet shall be expressed in or crew, and the omitted spaces, whether decimals.
open or closed in, on, above, or below the $ 2.4 Register ton.
upper deck; the gross tonnage; items of
deduction; and net tonnage. A register ton is a volume of 100 cubic feet.
$ 2.8 Application for measurement. $ 2.5 Gross register tonnage.
The builder of a new vessel required (a) The gross tonnage referred to in
to be admeasured, or the person having the following sections is the gross register
supervision of changes aind/or alterations
affecting a vessel's register tonnage, is tonnage; that is, the gross tonnage exclusive of all permissible exempted
obliged to make application for ad
measurement or tonnage adjustment as spaces. (b) The gross register tonnage of a
the case may be, in writing, to the collecvessel shall consist of the sum of the
tor of customs of the district in which
the vessel is located. Such application following items:
shall be made before cargo or ballast is (c) The cubical capacity below the
taken on, and in case uf a new vessel, betonnage deck, excluding exemptible wa
fore boilers or engine is installed or comter ballast spaces within the measureable portion of the vessel;
partments partitioned off. (d) The cubical capacity of each be- & 2.9 Drawings. tween deck space above the tonnage
(a) Plans to be filed. In order to fadeck; (e) The cubical capacity of the per
cilitate admeasurement, there shall be manent closed-in spaces on the upper
furnished by the vessel's builder or owner deck available for cargo or stores, or for
to the collector of customs for the district the accommodation of passengers and/
in which the vessel will be admeasured,
either with the application for admeasor crew; (f) All permanent closed-in spaces sit
urement or a reasonable period before
admeasurement is scheduled to comuated elsewhere available for cargo or stores, or for the accommodation of the
mence, blueprints or drawings of the
following: crew, or for the charts, except cabins or
(1) A drawing of the cross section in staterooms for passengers constructed entirely above the first deck which is not
which is shown the construction of the
double bottom, if there be one; a deck to the hull;
(2) An inboard view of the longitu(g) The excess of hatchways.
dinal section, showing the double bot8 2.6 Net register tonnage.
tom, its use or uses, if existing, otherwise (a) The tonnage of a vessel remaining the floors, the compartments for water after the authorized deductions have ballast, other than the double bottom,