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Page 97 - 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. Fishing Vessels and open Boats when at Anchor, or attached to their Nets and stationary, shall exhibit a bright...
Page 97 - ... 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 98 - 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.
Page 98 - ... other; in other words, to cases in which by day each vessel sees the masts of the other in a line or nearly in a line with her own, and by night to cases in which each vessel is in such a position as to see both the side lights of the other.
Page 96 - Side, a green light so constructed as to throw a 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 two points abaft the beam...
Page 97 - ... (c) 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.
Page 96 - under way," within the meaning of these rules, when she is not at anchor, or made fast to the shore, or aground.
Page 97 - Pilot vessels, when engaged on their station on pilotage duty, shall not show the lights required for other vessels, but shall carry a white light at the masthead, visible all round the horizon, and shall also exhibit a flare-up light or flare-up lights at short intervals, which shall never exceed fifteen minutes.
Page 98 - 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.