Instructions for United States Coast Guard Stations, 1922

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1922 - Lifesaving stations - 257 pages

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Page 168 - 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 the starboard side, and of sucli a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles. (c) On the...
Page 117 - Knees straight without stiffness. Hips level and drawn back slightly ; body erect and resting equally on hips; chest lifted and arched ; shoulders square and falling equally. Arms and hands hanging naturally, backs of the hands outward, thumb along the seam of the trousers, elbows near the body.
Page 64 - When two steam- vessels are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, each shall alter her course to starboard, so that each may pass on the port side of the other.
Page 82 - Clear the mouth and throat of mucus by introducing into the throat the corner of a handkerchief wrapped closely around the forefinger; turn the patient on the back, the roll of clothing being so placed as to raise the pit of the stomach above the level of the rest of the body.
Page 78 - Two flags, a white and a red, waved at the same time on shore by day, or two lights, a white and a red, slowly swung at the same time, or a blue pyrotechnic light burned by night, will signify "Do not attempt to land in your own boats ; it is impossible.
Page 121 - MARCH, given as the right foot strikes the ground, advance and plant the left foot, then face to the right in marching, and step off in the new direction with the right foot.
Page 133 - The magazine may be filled in whole or in part while " off " or " on " by pressing cartridges singly down and back until they are in the proper place. The use of the rifle as a single loader is, however, to be regarded as exceptional.
Page 234 - The distant signal, consisting of a square flag, having either above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball.
Page 130 - ... half step; the other men of the rank oblique to the right until opposite their places in line, then execute a second right oblique and take the half step on arriving abreast of the pivot man.
Page 64 - ... (b) A vessel which is close-hauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is close-hauled on the starboard tack. (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.

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