Advice about Average, for the Benefit of Masters of Merchant Vessels

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William Atkin, 1857 - Average (Maritime law) - 51 pages
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Page 51 - ... so constructed as to show a uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass ; so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the ship, viz.
Page 52 - ... uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 20 points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light 10 points on each side of the ship, viz., from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side...
Page 40 - Whenever any ship, whether a steamer or sailing ship, proceeding in one direction, meets another ship, whether a steamer or sailing ship, proceeding in another direction, so that if both ships were to continue their respective courses they would pass so near as to involve the risk of a collision, the helms of both ships must be put to port so as to pass on the port side of each other...
Page 45 - Whenever any vessel proceeding in one direction meets a vessel proceeding in another direction, and the master or other person having charge of either such vessel perceives that if both vessels continue their respective courses they will pass so near as to involve any risk of a collision, he shall put the helm of his vessel to port, so as to pass on the port side of the other vessel...
Page 60 - Whenever by reason of any casualty happening to or on board of any ship on or near such coasts loss of life ensues...
Page 46 - ... of the person in charge of the deck of the ship at the time, unless it is shown to the satisfaction of the Court that the circumstances of the case made a departure from the regulation necessary.
Page 45 - In narrow channels every steam vessel shall, when it is safe and practicable, keep to that side of the fairway or mid-channel which lies on the starboard side of such vessel.
Page 52 - On the starboard s'ide, a green light, of such a character as to be visible on a dark night, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least two miles, and so constructed as to show a uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass...
Page 40 - ... the circumstances of the case are such as to render a departure from the rule necessary in order to avoid immediate danger, and subject also to the proviso that due regard shall be had to the dangers of navigation, and, as regards sailing ships on the starboard tack close-hauled, to the keeping such ships under command.
Page 61 - Services under this Act such Remuneration, whether by way of annual Increase of Salary or otherwise as Her Majesty's Secretary of State for the Home Department, with the Consent of the Board of Trade, may direct ; and such Remuneration shall be paid out of the Mercantile Marine Fund.

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