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§ 409.
Obstruction of navigable waters by vessels; floating timber; marking and removal of sunken vessels

It shall not be lawful to tie up or anchor vessels or other craft in navigable channels in such a manner as to prevent or obstruct the passage of other vessels or craft; or to sink, or permit or cause to be sunk, vessels or other craft in navigable channels; or to float loose timber and logs, or to float what is known as “sack rafts of timber and logs” in

(Mar. 3, 1899, ch. 425, § 15, 30 Stat. 1152; Pub. L. 99–662, title IX, § 939(a), Nov. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 4199; Pub. L. 108–293, title III, § 301, Aug. 9, 2004, 118 Stat. 1041.)