United States Coast Pilot: Atlantic Coast. Part IV. From Point Judith to New York, Parte4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909 - 212 páginas
 

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Página 193 - A vessel of one hundred and fifty feet or upwards in length, when at anchor, shall carry in the forward part of the vessel, at a height of not less than twenty and not exceeding forty feet above the hull, one such light and at or near the stern of the vessel, and at such a height that it shall be not less than fifteen feet lower than the forward light, another such light.
Página 189 - Every vessel coming up with another vessel from any direction more than two points abaft her beam, that is, in such a position, with reference to the vessel which she is overtaking that at night she would be unable to see either of that vessel's side-lights, shall be deemed to be an overtaking vessel...
Página 199 - In obeying and construing these rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and collision, and to any special circumstances which may render a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Página 185 - The vessels referred to in this article shall not be obliged to carry the lights prescribed by article 4 (o) and article 11, last paragrapn. Art. 8. Pilot vessels when engaged on their station on pilotage duty shall not show the lights required for other vessels, but shall carry a white light at the masthead, visible all around the horizon, and shall also exhibit a flare-up light or flare-up lights at short intervals, which shall never exceed 15 minutes.
Página 197 - Risk of collision can, when circumstances permit, be ascertained by carefully watching the compass bearing of an approaching vessel. If the bearing does not appreciably change, such risk should be deemed to exist.
Página 189 - Where, by any of these rules, one of two vessels is to keep out of the way, the other shall keep her course and speed.
Página 199 - When a steam vessel and a sailing vessel are proceeding in such directions as to involve risk of collision, the steam vessel shall keep out of the way of the sailing vessel.
Página 190 - When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance from other vessels or from the shore, the following shall be the signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, viz. : — ' In the daytime — 1. A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute. 2. The International Code signal of distress indicated by NC 3.
Página 199 - ... to port; or if she shall desire to pass on the left or port side of the vessel ahead, she shall give two short blasts...
Página 191 - In the following rules every steam vessel which is under sail and not under steam is to be considered a sailing vessel, and every vessel under steam, whether under sail or not, is to be considered a steam vessel. The words " steam vessel" shall include any vessel propelled by machinery. A vessel is

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