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Identification number of vessel
Navigation (NAV) CHAPTER 37, ARTICLE 4, PART 2
§ 57. Identification number of vessel. Every public vessel subject to
the provisions of this chapter shall be registered and display the
identification number assigned as set forth in section twenty-two
hundred fifty-one of the vehicle and traffic law. In addition to the
number assigned, each public vessel shall display the letters "PV" not
more than six inches above or below the identification number. The
letters "PV" shall be not less than five inches in height and maintained
in a legible condition so that the letters, "PV", are readily
discernible during daylight hours at a distance of two hundred feet. It
shall be the duty of every owner to register and display numbers as
herein indicated. Violation of this section shall be a violation
punishable by a fine of not less than twenty-five nor more than one
hundred dollars.