- Part Number:1919
- Part Number Title:Gear Certification
- Subpart:1919 Subpart D
- Subpart Title:Certification of Vessels' Cargo Gear
- Standard Number:
- Title:Limitations on use of chains.
- GPO Source:
Chains forming a part of vessel's cargo gear shall not be used when, due to stretch, the increase of length of a measured section exceeds five percent, when a link is damaged, or when other external defects are evident. Chains shall not be shortened by bolting, wiring, or knotting.