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Download as PDF 46765 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 154 / Thursday, August 11, 2005 / Rules and Regulations TABLE FIVE Masthead lights not over all other lights and obstructions. Annex I, sec. 2(f) Vessel Number * * USS HALSEY ................................................. * DDG 97 ............... * * * Approved: November 23, 2004. G.A. Cervi, Commander, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law). Editorial Note: This document was received at the Office of the Federal Register August 8, 2005. [FR Doc. 05–15901 Filed 8–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy 32 CFR Part 706 Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 Department of the Navy, DOD. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS NITZE (DDG 94) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply. DATES: Effective Date: September 22, 2004. Forward masthead light not in forward quarter of ship. Annex I, sec. 3(a) * After masthead light less than 1⁄2 ship’s length aft of forward masthead light. Annex I, sec. 3(a) * X * X * Pursuant to the authority granted in 33 U.S.C. 1605, the Department of the Navy amends 32 CFR Part 706. This amendment provides notice that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), under authority delegated by the Secretary of the Navy, has certified that USS NITZE (DDG 94) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with the following specific provisions of 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship: Annex I, paragraph 3(a) pertaining to the location of the forward masthead light in the forward quarter of the vessel, and the horizontal distance between the forward and after masthead lights; Annex I, paragraph 3(c), pertaining to placement of task lights not less than two meters from the fore and aft centerline of the ship in the athwartship direction; Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(i), pertaining to the placement of the masthead light or lights above and clear of all other lights and obstructions; and Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(ii), pertaining to the vertical placement of task lights. The Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: * * has also certified that the lights involved are located in closest possible compliance with the applicable 72 COLREGS requirements. Moreover, it has been determined, in accordance with 32 CFR Parts 296 and 701, that publication of this amendment for public comment prior to adoption is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public interest since it is based on technical findings that the placement of lights on this vessel in a manner differently from that prescribed herein will adversely affect the vessel’s ability to perform its military functions. List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 706 Marine safety, Navigation (water), and Vessels. For the reasons set forth in the preamble, amend part 706 of title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows: PART 706—CERTIFICATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972 1. The authority citation for part 706 continues to read: I Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605. 2. Table Four, Paragraph 15 of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, the following entry for USS NITZE: I § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. * * * * Number * * * USS NITZE ......................................................................... * * * DDG 94 .............................................................................. VerDate jul<14>2003 * 13:55 Aug 10, 2005 * Jkt 205001 PO 00000 * Frm 00023 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 * Horizontal distance from the fore and aft centerline of the vessel in the athwartship direction Vessel * * 14.3 X * FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Gregg A. Cervi, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Navy, 1322 Patterson Ave., SE., Suite 3000, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374–5066, telephone 202– 685–5040. Percentage horizontal separation attained * E:\FR\FM\11AUR1.SGM * 11AUR1 * 1.90 meters * 46766 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 154 / Thursday, August 11, 2005 / Rules and Regulations 3. Table Four, Paragraph 16 of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical I § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. order, the following entry for USS NITZE: * * * * * Obstruction angle relative ship’s headings Vessel Number * * * USS NITZE ......................................................................... * * * DDG 94 .............................................................................. * * * * * * 108.75 thru 112.50 * * § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of 4. Table Five of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, the following the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. entry for USS NITZE: * * * * * I TABLE FIVE Vessel Number Masthead lights not over all other lights and obstructions. Annex I, sec. 2(f) * * USS NITZE ....................................... * * DDG 94 ............................................. X * * * Approved: September 22, 2004. G.A. Cervi, Commander, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law). Editorial Note: This document was received at the Office of the Federal Register August 8, 2005. [FR Doc. 05–15903 Filed 8–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy 32 CFR Part 706 Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 Department of the Navy, DOD. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS SAN VerDate jul<14>2003 13:55 Aug 10, 2005 Jkt 205001 * * Frm 00024 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 After masthead light less than 1/2 ship’s length aft of forward masthead light. Annex I, sec. 3(a) * X X * ANTONIO (LPD 17) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply. DATES: Effective Date: March 25, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Gregg A. Cervi, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Navy, 1322 Patterson Ave., SE., Suite 3000, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374–5066, telephone 202– 685–5040. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authority granted in 33 U.S.C. 1605, the Department of the Navy amends 32 CFR Part 706. This amendment provides notice that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), under authority delegated by the Secretary of the Navy, has certified that USS SAN ANTONIO (LPD 17) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with the following specific provisions of 72 COLREGS PO 00000 Forward masthead light not in forward quarter of ship. Annex I, sec. 3(a) * Percentage horizontal separation attained * 14.5 * without interfering with its special function as a naval ship: Rule 27, pertaining to the placement of all-round task lights in a vertical line; Annex I, paragraph 3(a), pertaining to the horizontal distance between the forward and after masthead lights; and Annex I, paragraph 2(k), pertaining to the vertical separation between anchor lights. The Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has also certified that the lights involved are located in closest possible compliance with the applicable 72 COLREGS requirements. Moreover, it has been determined, in accordance with 32 CFR Parts 296 and 701, that publication of this amendment for public comment prior to adoption is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public interest since it is based on technical findings that the placement of lights on this vessel in a manner differently from that prescribed herein will adversely affect the vessel’s ability to perform its military functions. List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 706 Marine safety, Navigation (water), and Vessels. For the reasons set forth in the preamble, amend part 706 of title 32 of I E:\FR\FM\11AUR1.SGM 11AUR1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Navy

32 CFR Part 706


Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations 
for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972

AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DOD.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and 
exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing 
Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy 
Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has 
determined that USS NITZE (DDG 94) is a vessel of the Navy which, due 
to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with 
certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its 
special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is 
to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.

DATES: Effective Date: September 22, 2004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Gregg A. Cervi, JAGC, U.S. 
Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime 
Law), Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Navy, 
1322 Patterson Ave., SE., Suite 3000, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-
5066, telephone 202-685-5040.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authority granted in 33 
U.S.C. 1605, the Department of the Navy amends 32 CFR Part 706. This 
amendment provides notice that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate 
General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), under authority delegated by the 
Secretary of the Navy, has certified that USS NITZE (DDG 94) is a 
vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, 
cannot fully comply with the following specific provisions of 72 
COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship: 
Annex I, paragraph 3(a) pertaining to the location of the forward 
masthead light in the forward quarter of the vessel, and the horizontal 
distance between the forward and after masthead lights; Annex I, 
paragraph 3(c), pertaining to placement of task lights not less than 
two meters from the fore and aft centerline of the ship in the 
athwartship direction; Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(i), pertaining to the 
placement of the masthead light or lights above and clear of all other 
lights and obstructions; and Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(ii), pertaining to 
the vertical placement of task lights. The Deputy Assistant Judge 
Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has also certified that 
the lights involved are located in closest possible compliance with the 
applicable 72 COLREGS requirements.
    Moreover, it has been determined, in accordance with 32 CFR Parts 
296 and 701, that publication of this amendment for public comment 
prior to adoption is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public 
interest since it is based on technical findings that the placement of 
lights on this vessel in a manner differently from that prescribed 
herein will adversely affect the vessel's ability to perform its 
military functions.

List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 706

    Marine safety, Navigation (water), and Vessels.

    For the reasons set forth in the preamble, amend part 706 of title 
32 of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows:

PART 706--CERTIFICATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL 
REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972

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1. The authority citation for part 706 continues to read:

    Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605.

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2. Table Four, Paragraph 15 of Sec.  706.2 is amended by adding, in 
numerical order, the following entry for USS NITZE:


Sec.  706.2  Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under 
Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605.

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                                                                       Horizontal distance from the fore and aft
                 Vessel                              Number                 centerline of the vessel in the
                                                                                 athwartship direction
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USS NITZE...............................  DDG 94.....................  1.90 meters
 
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3. Table Four, Paragraph 16 of Sec.  706.2 is amended by adding, in 
numerical order, the following entry for USS NITZE:


Sec.  706.2  Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under 
Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605.

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                                                                           Obstruction angle relative ship's
                 Vessel                              Number                             headings
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USS NITZE...............................  DDG 94.....................  108.75 thru 112.50
 
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4. Table Five of Sec.  706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, 
the following entry for USS NITZE:


Sec.  706.2  Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under 
Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605.

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                                                                       Table Five
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                                                                                                                        After mast-head
                                                                                      Masthead lights      Forward      light less than
                                                                                        not over all    masthead light     1/2 ship's       Percentage
                                                                                        other lights    not in forward   length aft of      horizontal
                     Vessel                                     Number                      and           quarter of        forward         separation
                                                                                       obstructions.    ship. Annex I,  masthead light.      attained
                                                                                       Annex I, sec.      sec. 3(a)      Annex I, sec.
                                                                                            2(f)                              3(a)
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USS NITZE.......................................  DDG 94............................               X                X                X             14.5
 
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    Approved: September 22, 2004.
G.A. Cervi,
Commander, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General 
(Admiralty and Maritime Law).

    Editorial Note: This document was received at the Office of the 
Federal Register August 8, 2005.

[FR Doc. 05-15903 Filed 8-10-05; 8:45 am]
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