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SECTION 82
Notice of lien, when to be filed
Lien (LIE) CHAPTER 33, ARTICLE 4
§ 82. Notice of lien, when to be filed. Every debt specified in
section eighty shall cease to be a lien upon such vessel unless the
lienor shall, within ninety days after the debt becomes due, except as
hereinafter provided, file a notice of lien, containing the name of the
vessel, the name of the owner, if known, the particulars of the debt and
a statement of the amount claimed to be due from such vessel, and
verified by the lienor, his legal representative, agent or assignee, to
be true and correct. If the debt is based upon a written contract, a
copy of such contract shall be attached to such notice. The notice shall
be filed in the office of the clerk of the county in which the debt is
contracted. But if the debt was contracted in the city of New York, such
notice shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the county of New
York. Whenever any debt specified in section eighty is contracted by the
master, owner, charterer, builder or consignee of any ship or vessel
navigating the western and northwestern lakes, or any of them, or the
river Saint Lawrence, or by the agent of such master, owner, charterer,
builder or consignee, such debt shall not cease to be a lien upon such
ship or vessel if the person to whom such debt may be owing shall, by
the first Tuesday of February next succeeding the time such debt becomes
due cause to be drawn up, verified and filed, specifications of such
debt in the form and comprising the statements in this section
prescribed.