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VESSEL, mar. law. A ship, brig, sloop or other craft used in navigation. 1 Boul. Paty, tit. 1, p. 100. See sup.
     2. By an act of congress, approved July 29, 1850, it is provided that any person, not being an owner, who shall on the high seas, willfully, with. intent to burn or destroy, set fire to any ship or other vessel, or otherwise attempt the destruction of such ship or other vessel, being the property of any citizen or citizens of the United States, or procure the same to be done, with the intent aforesaid, and being thereof lawfully convicted, shall suffer imprisonment to hard labor, for a term not exceeding ten years, nor less than three years, according to the aggravation of the offence.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Segun Vessal & Rai, la conciencia de la existencia de los musculos accesorios es esencial para los radiologos en ayudar a formular el diagnostico diferencial de una masa en el miembro superior, ya que estos musculos accesorios pueden ser confundidos con un tumor.
Roozbeh, J., Shahriyari, B., Akmali, M., Vessal, G., Pakfetrat, M., Raees Jalali, G.A., Afshariani, R., Flasheminasab, M., Ghahramani, N., 2011.
Daniel Vessal, a member and former vice president of the Jewish fraternity AEPi, told the website TruthRevolt that he approached the table and a discussion devolved into violence.
" The Vessal Tracking System ( VTS) and issuance of biometric identity cards to fishermen failed to take off," the CAG said, adding that the purpose of the state government's move to issue 86,000 biometric cards to the fishermen was defeated by the fact that the coastal marine police stations lacked card readers.
(6.) Rahimi Z, Rahimi Z, Shahvaisi-Zadeh F, Sadeghei S, Vessal M, Yavari N.