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Public vessel means a vessel that—
(a) Is owned, or demise chartered, and operated by the U.S. Government or a government of a foreign country, except a vessel owned or operated by the Department of Transportation or any corporation organized or controlled by the Department (except a vessel operated by the Coast Guard or Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation); and
(b) Is not engaged in commercial service.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 46. Shipping § 46.4.03–40 Public vessels - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-46-shipping/cfr-sect-46-4-03-40/
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