Suggested amendments to the regulations proposed by the International Conference on Safety of Life at Sea, 1929 1
1. For previous correspondence relating to the International Conference on Safety of Life at Sea, see Foreign Relations, 1929, vol. i, pp. 368 ff. For text of the International Convention and Regulations for Promoting Safety of Life at Sea, signed at London, May 31, 1929, see Department of State Treaty Series No. 910, or 50 Stat. 1121. Ratification of the convention was advised by the Senate, subject to understandings, June 19 (legislative day of June 15), 1936; it was ratified by the President, subject to said understandings, July 7, 1936; ratification of the United States was deposited at London, August 7, 1936; and the convention was proclaimed by the President, September 30, 1936. For amendment of the convention, proclaimed by the President, September 3, 1937, see Department of State Treaty Series No. 921, or 51 Stat. 13.