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19.16.170 Precautions in Mooring.

All vessels when making fast to any dock or sea wall shall do so in a safe way with suitable lines and fastenings to be furnished by the vessel.  Whenever any vessel, by reason of the manner in which the same is made fast to any dock or sea wall, shall be unsafe or dangerous or a menace to itself or to any other adjoining dock, it shall be the duty of the master of such vessel or other person in charge to make such change as may be necessary to correct such condition; and if the master or other person shall fail in such duty, the change shall be made by the Harbor Master and all expenses thereby incurred shall be paid by and recoverable from such vessel or the master thereof to the City.