Department of Defense December 12, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certificate of Alternate Compliance for USS DELBERT D. BLACK (DDG 119)
Document Number: 2019-26746
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The U.S. Navy hereby announces that a Certificate of Alternate Compliance has been issued for USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119). Due to the special construction and purpose of this vessel, the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG) (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined it is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot comply fully with the navigation lights provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS) without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this notice is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.