Pugsley's Dead Reckoning, Including the Various Methods of Finding Course and Distance by Mercator and Middle Latitude Sailings: And Examination Specialty

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R.M. Pugsley, 1916 - 176 páginas
 

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Página 137 - On the starboard side a green light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on...
Página 149 - A vessel which is closehauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is closehauled on the starboard tack.
Página 150 - 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 151 - 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 146 - Every vessel may, if necessary in order to attract attention in addition to the lights which she is by these rules required to carry, show a flare-up light or use any detonating signal that cannot be mistaken for a distress signal.
Página 152 - My engines are going at full speed astern." PRECAUTION. 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 which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.
Página 147 - sailing vessels" and "vessels towed" on the fog horn. The words "prolonged blast" used in this article shall mean a blast of from four to six seconds duration.
Página 152 - 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 140 - ... mile, or a combined lantern showing a green light and a red light from right ahead to 2 points abaft the beam on their respective sides. Such lantern shall be carried not less than 3 feet below the white light.
Página 151 - Every vessel which is directed by these rules to keep out of the way of another vessel shall, if the circumstances of the case admit, avoid crossing ahead of the other.

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