1889-1897

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Bureau of National Literature and Art, 1897 - United States
 

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Page 494 - A steam vessel hearing, apparently forward of her beam, the fog signal of a vessel, the position of which is not ascertained shall, so far as the circumstances of the case admit, stop her engines, and then navigate with caution until danger of collision is over.
Page 496 - When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance from other vessels or from the shore the following shall be the signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, namely: In the daytime: First. A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute.
Page 754 - A steam vessel shall be provided with an efficient whistle or siren, sounded by steam or by some substitute for steam, so placed that the sound may not be intercepted by any obstruction, and with an efficient fog horn; also with an efficient bell.
Page 751 - By day she shall carry in a vertical line one over the other, not less than 6 feet apart, where they can best be seen, three shapes not less than 2 feet in diameter...
Page 757 - Note.—When, in consequence of thick weather or other causes, such vessel finds herself so close that collision cannot be avoided by the action of the givingway vessel alone, she also shall take such action as will best aid to avert collision.
Page 683 - ... provides for reciprocity in the granting of copyright, by the terms of which agreement the United States of America may at its pleasure become a party to such agreement...
Page 495 - Where by any of these rules one of two vessels is to keep out of the way, the other shall keep her course and speed.
Page 496 - ART. 31. When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance from other vessels or from the shore the following...
Page 753 - ... feet lower than the forward light, another such light. The length of a vessel shall be deemed to be the length appearing in her certificate of registry. A vessel aground in or near a fairway shall carry the above light or lights and the two red lights prescribed by Article 4 (a).
Page 757 - ... or from the shore the following shall be the signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, namely: In the daytime — (1) A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute. (2) The International Code signal of distress indicated by NC.

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