Regulation 31 - Correction for Depth
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Regulation 31 - Correction for Depth

  (1) Where D exceeds the freeboard shall be increased by

millimetres, where R is at lengths less than 120 metres and 250 feet at 120 metres length and above, or

inches, where R is at lengths less than 393.6 feet and 3 at 393.6 feet length and above.

  (2) Where D is less than no reduction shall be made except in a ship with an enclosed superstructure covering at least 0.6 L amidships, with a complete trunk, or combination of detached enclosed superstructures and trunks which extend all fore and aft, where the freeboard shall be reduced at the rate prescribed in paragraph (1) of this Regulation.

  (3) Where the height of superstructure or trunk is less than the standard height, the reduction shall be in the ratio of the actual to the standard height as defined in Regulation 33.

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