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Merchant Shipping (Safety and Load Line Conventions) Act 1932

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Exposed Bulkheads of Superstructures of Standard Height

Bridge Front Bulkheads. Unprotected Bulkheads of Poops .4 L or more in Length.Bulkheads of Poops Partially Protected or less in Length than .4 L.After Bulkheads of Bridges and Forecastles.
Length of Ship.Bulb Angle Stiffeners.Length of Ship.Plain Angle Stiffeners.Length of Ship.Plain Angle Stiffeners.
Feet.Inches.Feet.Inches.Feet.Inches.
Under 1605 ½ x 3 x .30Under 1503 x 2 ½ x .30Under 1502 ½ x 2 ½ x .26
1606 x 3 x .321503 ½ x 2 ½ x .321503 x 2 ½ x .28
2006 ½ x 3 x .342004 x 3 x .342503 ½ x 3 x .30
2407 x 3 x .362504 ½ x 3 x .363504 x 3 x .32
2807 ½ x 3 x .383005 x 3 x .38
3208 x 3 x .403505 ½ x 3 x .42
3608 ½ x 3 x .424006 x 3 x .44
4009 x 3 x .444506 ½ x 3 ½ x .46
4409 ½ x 3 ½ x .465007 x 3 ½ x .48
48010 x 3 ½ x .485507 x 3 ½ x .50
52010 ½ x 3 ½ x .50
56011 x 3 ½ x .52
Length of Ship.Bulkhead Plating.Length of Ship.Bulkhead Plating.Length of Ship.Bulkhead Plating.
Feet.Inch.Feet.Inch.Feet.Inch.
200 and under..3160 and under..24160 and under..20
380 and above..44400 and above..38400 and above..30

For ships intermediate in length the thicknesses of bulkhead plating are obtained by interpolation.

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