What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
The Australia Directory. Vol.1. 5th-10th Ed. [With]
Admiralty Hydrogr Dept
No preview available - 2015
14 miles anchor anchorage appears approached bank beacon bearing bight bordered bottom broad buoy cable's length cables cape channel chart clear cliffs close coast covered creek curves danger decrease depth direction distance eastern edge entrance extends extreme fathoms water feet high feet water flat forms half a mile harbour head hill inlet island isle islet lagoon land lies light light-house marked Middle mile deep mile northward mile wide miles eastward miles long mount mouth narrow nearly north point north-east north-west north-westward northern one-third outer passage passing patch Port projecting quarter range reef rise river rocks rocky round runs sand sandy beach separated shoal shore side soundings south-eastern south-eastward south-west southern southward spit stream sunken rocks thence three-quarters tide trends vessel ward weather western shore westward whence winds yards
Page 383 - 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 383 - When canal boats are towed at a hawser in one or more tiers, two or more abreast, the boat on the starboard side of each tier shall carry a green light on her starboard side, and the boat on the port side...
Page 383 - Officers of the Army, Navy, or Marines, being duly employed for the Prevention of Smuggling, and on Full Pay, or any Officer or Officers of...
Page 383 - We hereby require that all Sailing Vessels when under sail, or being towed, approaching or being approached by any other Vessel, shall be bound to show, between sunset and sunrise, a bright Light in such a position as can be best seen by such vessel or vessels, and in sufficient time to avoid collision.
Page 42 - ... you are to haul upon the rocket line until you get a tailed block with an endless fall rove through it. 3. Make the tail of the block fast to the mast about 15 feet above the deck, or if your masts are gone, to the highest secure part of the vessel...
Page 383 - ... or shall forge, change or alter in any manner, any such weigh-note, or the marks and numbers which such inspector shall have attached to any samples which he may have drawn for exhibition ; such person or persons so offending, shall, on conviction thereof before any court having cognizance thereof, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and may be fined or imprisoned, or both, at the discretion of such court.*8 F«ititi«on § 182.
Page 42 - When he is in, and secure, one of the crew must be separated from the rest, and again signal to the shore as directed in Article 1 above.
Page 384 - ... between sunset and sunrise, a bright light, in such a position as can be best seen by such vessel or vessels, and in sufficient time to avoid collision. All sailing vessels at anchor in roadsteads or fairways shall...
Page 245 - Tamar river, which flows through a valley betwixt two irregular chains of hills, that shoot out north-westward from the great body of inland mountains. In some places, these hills stand wide apart, and the river then opens its banks to a considerable extent ; in others, they nearly meet, and contract it to narrow limits.