Title 19. Customs Duties Chapter I. U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY; DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Part 4. VESSELS IN FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC TRADES Subjgrp 1. Arrival and Entry of Vessels Section 4.0. General definitions. **19 CFR § 4.0 - General definitions. (a) *Vessel* The word vessel includes every description of water craft or other contrivance used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water, but does not include aircraft. (19 U.S.C. 1401.) (b) *Vessel* of the United States. The term vessel of the United States means any vessel documented under the laws of the United States. (c) Documented. The term documented vessel means a vessel for which a valid Certificate of Documentation... (d) Noncontiguous territory of the United States. The term noncontiguous territory of the United States includes all the island territories and possessions of the United States, but does not include the Canal Zone. (e) Citizen. The word citizen is as defined by the U.S. Coast Guard for purposes of vessel documentation (see subpart 67.03 of title 46, Code of Federal Regulations.) (f) Arrival of a *vessel* The phrase “arrival of a vessel” means that time when the vessel first comes to rest, whether at anchor or at a dock, in any harbor within the Customs territory of the U.S. (g) Departure of a *vessel* The phrase “departure of a vessel” means that time when the vessel gets under way on its outward voyage and proceeds on the voyage without thereafter coming to rest in the harbor from which it is going. **18 U.S. Code § 9. Vessel of the United States defined The term “vessel of the United States”, as used in this title, means a vessel belonging in whole or in part to the United States, or any citizen thereof, or any corporation created by or under the laws of the United States, or of any State, Territory, District, or possession thereof. #Vessel #VesselofUnitedStates #USCitizen #ZIPcode #ForeignTrade

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