The Ohio River: Charts, Drawings, and Description of Features Affecting Navigation, War Department Rules and Regulations for the River and Its Tributaries, Navigable Depths and Tables of Distances for Tributaries

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Page 16 - ... of small boats. Pleasure boats, skiffs, fishing boats, and other small craft will be locked through at one lockage in the morning and at one lockage in the evening, and, as a rule, separate lockages at other times for such craft will not be made, but such craft will be locked through at other times with larger boats, and will take advantage of suitable opportunities without notice from lock tenders. (i) Mooring in locks. All boats, rafts, and other craft when in the locks shall be moored by head...
Page 16 - Boats must not cause delay in entering or leaving the lock. Masters and pilots will be held to a strict accountability in this matter, and those with tows must provide enough men to move barges promptly. Boats failing to enter the lock with reasonable promptness after being...
Page 16 - ... attempt to enter a lock. (e) Precedence at locks. Ordinarily the boat arriving first at a lock will be locked through first, and in case of boats or other craft approaching the lock simultaneously from opposite directions the descending boat or craft will be locked through first; but when several boats or other craft are to be passed precedence shall be given: (1) First. To boats and craft owned by the United States or employed...
Page 16 - Lockage of small boats. Pleasure boats, skiffs, fishing boats, and other small craft will be locked through at one lockage in the morning and at one lockage in the evening, and, as a rule, separate lockages at other times for such craft will not be made, but such craft will be locked through at other times with larger boats, and will take advantage of suitable opportunities without notice from lock tenders.
Page 16 - Stations while waiting for lockages. Descending boats, while waiting their turn to enter a lock, must lie at least 500 feet above and in such a position as to leave sufficient room for the passage of boats leaving the lock, or those having precedence in entering. Ascending boats, while waiting their turn to enter, must keep out far enough to give boats leaving the lock free passage between them and the pile clusters or river...
Page 147 - When completed, lock on left bank : length. 600 feet; width. 110 feet: width of navigable pass. 700 feet. Special care necessary in passing dam while under construction. After completion note the directions and caution as in case of Dam No. 1, p.

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