The name of every registered vessel of American Samoa shall be marked on each bow and upon the stern, and the home port shall also be marked upon the stem. These names shall be painted or consist of cut or carved or cast Roman letters in light color on a dark background or in a dark color on a light background, secured in place and to be distinctly visible. The smallest letters shall not be less than 4 inches in size. If any such vessel is found without these names being so marked, the owner, owners, or master shall be liable to penalty of $100 for each name omitted.History: Bd. of Mar. Insp. Regs., eff 16 Oct 72. § 4.01.