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Merchant Shipping (Safety and Load Line Conventions) Act 1932

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Table relating to davits and lifeboat capacity

The following table fixes, according to the length of the ship—

(A) The minimum number of sets of davits to be provided to each of which must be attached a boat of Class I in accordance with Regulation XXXVIII above. (B) The smaller number of sets of davits which may be authorised exceptionally under Regulation XXXVIII. (C) The minimum life-boat capacity required, including the life-boats attached to davits and the additional boats, in accordance with Regulation XXXVIII. (D) The minimum life-boat capacity required for a ship engaged in short international voyages.

Registered Length of the Ship.(A.) Minimum Number of Sets of Davits.(B.) Smaller Number of Sets of Davits authorised exceptionally.(C.) Minimum Capacity of Lifeboats.(D.)Minimum Capacity of Lifeboats.
Metres.Feet.
Cubic Metres.Cubic Feet.Cubic Metres.Cubic Feet.
31 and under 37100 and under 120222898011400
37 and under 43120 and under 14022351,22017600
43 and under 49140 and under 16022441,55024850
49 and under 53160 and under 17533631,880331,150
53 and under 58175 and under 19033682,390371,300
58 and under 63190 and under 20544782,740411,450
63 and under 67205 and under 22044943,330451,600
67 and under 70220 and under 230641103,900481,700
70 and under 75230 and under 245541294,560521,850
75 and under 78245 and under 255651445,100602,100
78 and under 82255 and under 270651605,640682,400
2 and under 87270 and under 285751756,190762,700
87 and under 91285 and under 300751966,930853,000
91 and under 96300 and under 315862147,550943,300
96 and under 101315 and under 330862358,2901053,700
101 and under 107330 and under 350972559,0001164,100
107 and under 113350 and under 370972739,6301264,400
113 and under 119370 and under 39010730110,6501334,700
119 and under 125390 and under 41010733111,7001445,100
125 and under 133410 and under 43512937013,0601565,500
133 and under 140435 and under 46012940814,4301706,000
140 and under 149460 and under 490141045115,9201856,550
149 and under 159490 and under 520141049017,3102017,100
159 and under 168520 and under 550161253018,7202177,650
168 and under 177550 and under 580161257620,350
177 and under 186580 and under 610181362021,900
186 and under 195610 and under 640181367123,700
195 and under 204640 and under 670201471725,350
204 and under 213670 and under 700201476627,050
213 and under 223700 and under 730221580828,560
223 and under 232730 and under 760221585430,180
232 and under 241760 and under 790241790832,100
241 and under 250790 and under 820241797234,350
250 and under 261820 and under 85526181,03136,450
261 and under 271855 and under 89026181,09738,750
271 and under 282890 and under 92528191,16041,000
282 and under 293925 and under 96028191,24243,880
293 and under 303960 and under 99630201,31246,350
303 v 314995 and under 1,03030201,38048,750

Note on (A) and (B).—When the length of the ship exceeds 314 metres (equivalent to 1,030 feet) the Administration shall determine the minimum number of sets of davits for that ship; full particulars of its decision shall be communicated to the other Administrations. Note on (C) and (D).—For the purposes of this table the capacity of a boat of Class II is obtained by multiplying the number of persons for which the boat is certified by 0-283 to obtain the capacity in cubic metres and by 10 to obtain the capacity in cubic feet. Note on (D).—When the length of a ship is under 31 metres (equivalent to 100 feet) or over 168 metres (equivalent to 550 feet) the cubic capacity of the lifeboats shall be prescribed by the Administration. Regulation XL

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