Wreck Inquiries: The Law and Practice Relating to Formal Investigations in the United Kingdom, British Possessions and Before Naval Courts, Into Shipping Casualties and the Incompetency and Misconduct of Ships' Officers. With an Introduction

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Stevens & sons, 1884 - Collisions at sea - 683 pages
 

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Page 142 - ... to render to the other vessel, her master, crew, and passengers (if any) such assistance as may be practicable and as may be necessary in order to save them from any danger caused by the collision...
Page 407 - ... is opposed to the green light of the other, or where a red light without a green light, or a green light without a red light, is seen ahead, or where both green and red lights are seen anywhere but ahead.
Page 407 - ... which must, if both keep on their respective courses, pass clear of each other. The only cases to which it does apply are when each of two vessels is end on, or nearly end on, to the other; in other words, to cases in which, by day, each vessel sees the masts of the other in a line, or...
Page 403 - ... points abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles. (c) On the...
Page 407 - 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 116 - ... conviction, without proof of the signature or official character of the person appearing to have signed the same.
Page 404 - ... use : and shall, on the approach of or to other vessels, be exhibited on their respective sides in sufficient time to prevent collision, in such manner as to make them most visible, and so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side nor the red light on the starboard side, nor, if practicable, more than two points abaft the beam on their respective sides.
Page 503 - Power to administer an oath and require any person examined to make and sign a declaration of the truth of the statements made by him in his examination...
Page 460 - He may administer oaths, or may, in lieu of requiring or administering an oath, require every person examined by him to make and subscribe a declaration of the truth of the statements made by him in his examination...
Page 403 - ... 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 vessel— namely, from right ahead to 2 points abaft the beam...

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