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SECTION 19-A
Marriages on vessels; reports and records
Domestic Relations (DOM) CHAPTER 14, ARTICLE 3
§ 19-a. Marriages on vessels; reports and records. The master, chief
officer, ship's surgeon, or the company, corporation, charterer, or
person having the management and control of any vessel which shall
arrive at the port of New York, shall report, in writing, to the city
clerk of the city of New York within three days after the arrival of
such vessel the marriage of any resident of such city occurring thereon
at sea, and shall file with such clerk a transcript of the entry made in
the log book of such vessel in respect to any such marriage.