(a) Explosives Anchorage. Beginning at a point southeast of Shallotte Inlet at latitude 33°52′31″, longitude
78°18′49″; thence south to latitude 33°51′31″, longitude 78°18′42″; thence east
to latitude 33°51′51″, longitude 78°14′35″; thence north to latitude 33°52′52″, longitude
78°14′40″; thence west to the point of beginning.
(b) General regulations.
(1) This anchorage is reserved for the exclusive use of vessels carrying explosives.
(2) Vessels in this anchorage shall not anchor closer than 1,500 yards to one another. This provision is not intended to prohibit barges or lighters from lying alongside
vessels for transfer of cargo.
(3) The maximum quantity of explosives aboard any vessel that may be in this anchorage
is 8,000 tons.
(4) Nothing in this section shall be construed as relieving the owner, master, or person
in charge of any vessel from the penalties of the law for obstructing navigation or
for not complying with the navigation laws in regard to lights, fog signals, etc.
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