United States Coast Pilot: Philippine Islands: Luzon, Mindoro, and Visayas

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1927
 

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Página 347 - ... points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on...
Página 351 - ... (c) When both are running free, with the wind on different sides, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Página 346 - steam vessel " shall include any vessel propelled by machinery. A vessel is " under way," within the meaning of these rules, when she is not at anchor, or made fast to the shore, or aground. RULES CONCERNING LIGHTS AND so FORTH The word " visible " in these rules when applied to lights shall mean visible on a dark night with a clear atmosphere.
Página 351 - ... shall be provided with an efficient whistle or siren, sounded by steam or by some substitute for steam, so placed that the sound may not be intercepted by any obstruction, and with an efficient fog horn, to be sounded by mechanical means, and also with an efficient bell.
Página 350 - Sailing vessels and boats of less than twenty tons gross tonnage shall not be obliged to give the above-mentioned signals, but, if they do not, they shall make some other efficient sound signal at intervals of not more than one minute.
Página 353 - I am directing my course to port." Three short blasts to mean, "My engines are going at full speed astern." No VESSEL, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, TO NEGLECT PROPER PRECAUTIONS ART. 29. Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any vessel, or the owner or master or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper lookout, or of the neglect of any precaution that may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen or by the special circumstances...
Página 347 - The highest and lowest of these lights shall be red, and the middle light shall be white, and they shall be of such a character as to be visible all around the horizon at a distance of at least two miles.
Página 351 - 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 347 - These two lights shall be so placed in line with the keel that one shall be at least 15 feet higher than the other and in such a position with reference to each other that the lower light shall be forward of the upper one. The vertical distance between these lights shall be less than the horizontal distance.
Página 347 - ... if the length of the tow, measuring from the stern of the towing vessel to the stern of the last vessel towed, exceeds 600 feet.

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