20.1718 Use of fire alarm required.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 20.1718]

In the event of fire occurring on board any vessel in port, except vessels under way, such vessel shall sound 5 prolonged blasts of the whistle or siren as an alarm indicating fire on board at the dock to which the vessel is moored. Such signal shall be repeated at intervals to attract attention and is not a substitute for, but may be used in addition to, other means of reporting a tire. “Prolonged blast” means a blast of from 4 to 6 seconds’ duration.

History: 1962, PL 7-27.