United States Coast Pilot: Philippine Islands

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940 - Pilot guides
 

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Page 492 - Each of these lights shall be of the same construction and character, and shall be carried in the same position as the white light mentioned in...
Page 494 - Vessels when engaged in trawling, by which is meant the dragging of an apparatus along the bottom of the sea — First.
Page 493 - Steam vessels of less than 40 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 9...
Page 498 - I am directing my course to port." Three short blasts to mean, "My engines are going at full speed astern." No VESSEL, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, TO NEGLECT PROPER PRECAUTIONS ART. 29. Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any vessel, 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 lookout, or of the neglect of any precaution that may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen or by the special circumstances...
Page 496 - 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 497 - When a steam vessel and a sailing vessel are proceeding in such directions as to involve risk of collision, the steam vessel shall keep out of the way of the sailing vessel.
Page 492 - On the starboard side a green light so constructed as to show an 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 two points abaft the beam...
Page 492 - ... (c.) On the port side, a red 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 497 - When vessels are in sight of one another, a steam vessel under way, in taking any course authorized or required by these rules, shall indicate that course by the following signals on her whistle or siren, namely : One short blast to mean "I am directing my course to starboard.
Page 496 - 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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