Whenever the master or person having charge of a vessel registered under the laws of American Samoa is changed, the owner, or 1 of the owners shall request authorization for such change as soon as possible from the board. Thereupon the board shall endorse upon the certificate of registry and inspection a memorandum of such change, specifying the name of the new master, if qualified, and shall subscribe the memorandum with their names.

History: Bd. of Mar. Insp. Regs., eff 16 Oct 72, § 3.02.