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A. M. and P. M. ADDITIONAL amplitude apparent Barometer bearing by compass Board boilers Books Cape cargo Certificate Channel Chart chronometer Coast common logs Compass Const corrected Course and Distance d.long diff difference direct Dist Divide East engine examination EXAMPLE fall feet Find the latitude fixed flag give given Greenwich Head height hour inches index error Island Light bearing Light Vessel Long longitude magnetic March Marine master MATE mean miles Multiply names Navigation noon North observed altitude opposite P. M. at ship P. M. tides parallel pass passage pennant port quantity Required revol River rock rules sailing sand Second ship ship's side signals Sine Soundings South Steam subtract Sun's Table Take taken tide True True Alt Variation West wind
Page 92 - ... from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on the port side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.
Page 94 - In obeying and construing these rules due regard must be had to all dangers of navigation ; and due regard must also be had to any special circumstances which may exist in any particular case rendering a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Page 92 - On the starboard side, a green light so constructed as to show an uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 10 points of the compass ; so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to 2 points abaft the beam...
Page 93 - If two ships under steam are meeting end on or nearly end on so as to involve risk of collision, the helms of both shall be put to port, so that each may pass on the port side of the other.
Page 91 - Rules every steam vessel which is under sail and not under steam is to be considered a sailing vessel, and every vessel under steam, whether under sail or not, is to be considered a steam vessel. The word " steam vessel " shall include any vessel propelled by machinery. A vessel is
Page 94 - Every steamship, when approaching another ship so as to involve risk of collision, shall slacken her speed, or if necessary stop and reverse ; and every steamship shall, when in a fog, go at a moderate speed.
Page 92 - Whenever, as in the case of small vessels during. bad weather, the green and red side lights cannot be fixed, these lights shall be kept on deck, on their respective sides of the vessel, ready for 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.
Page 93 - Lights required for other Vessels ; but shall, if they do not carry such Lights, carry a Lantern having a Green Slide on the One Side, and a Red Slide on the other Side ; and on the Approach of or to other Vessels, such Lantern shall be exhibited in sufficient time to prevent Collision, so that the Green Light shall not be seen on the Port Side, nor the Red Light on the Starboard Side.
Page 94 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any ship, or the owner, or master, or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper look-out, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.