(820 ILCS 405/211) (from Ch. 48, par. 321)
    Sec. 211. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Act, the term "employment" shall include all service performed by an officer or member of the crew of an American vessel on or in connection with such vessel, provided that the operating office, from which the operations of such vessel operating on navigable waters within or within and without the United States are ordinarily and regularly supervised, managed, directed and controlled, is within this State.
(Source: Laws 1951, p. 32.)