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Page 87 - ART. 17. When two sailing vessels are approaching one another, so as to involve risk of collision, one of them shall keep out of the way of the other...
Page 82 - On the port side, a red 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 port side, and of such character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.
Page 84 - On the near approach of or to other vessels they shall have their side lights lighted, ready for use, and shall flash or show them at short intervals, to indicate the direction in which they are heading, but the green light shall not be shown on the port side, nor the red light on the starboard side.
Page 82 - 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 tixcd as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on...
Page 87 - ... no subsequent alteration of the bearing between the two vessels shall make the overtaking vessel a crossing vessel within the meaning of these rules, or relieve her of the duty of keeping clear of the overtaken vessel until she is finally past and clear.
Page 83 - ... mile, or a combined lantern showing a green light and a red light from right ahead to 2 points abaft the beam on their respective sides. Such lantern shall be carried not less than 3 feet below the white light.
Page 83 - Steam vessels of less than forty tons shall carry — (a) In the fore part of the vessel, or on or in front of the funnel, where it can best be seen, and at a height above the gunwale of not less than...
Page 87 - 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 83 - The highest and lowest of these lights shall be red, and the middle light shall be white, and they shall be of such a character as to be visible all around the horizon at a distance of at least two miles.