172.205 Local damage.§ 172.205 Local damage.
(a) Each tankship must be shown by design calculations to meet the survival conditions in paragraph (b) of this section in each condition of loading and operation assuming that local damage extending 30 inches (76 cm) normal to the hull shell is applied at any location in the cargo length:
(b) The vessel is presumed to survive assumed local damage if it does not heel beyond the smaller of the following angles in the final stage of flooding:
(1) 30 degrees.
(2) The angle at which restoration of propulsion and steering, and use of the ballast system is precluded.