Originally Posted by OldDan1943
As I understand the documented rules in the US, the Feds hold an 'interest' in the boat as a potential addition to it fleet. Sooo, if the Feds want, they can search for the missing/stolen vessel but, the Feds are not required to search for the missing/stolen vessel. SHRUG
I had forgotten about that! In our (Canadian) system, the Queen (No, we don't really have a Queen) can, in time of war, requisition the boat for defence purposes. If that was to occur, I would be happy to help. All in the spirit of patriotic duty.