The sailor's pocket book

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Page 71 - ... abaft the beam on the starboard side ; and of such a character as to be visible on a dark night, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least two miles : (c) On the...
Page 75 - ... is opposed to the green light of the other, or where a red light without a green light, or a green light without a red light, is seen ahead, or where both green and red lights are seen anywhere but ahead.
Page 86 - ... such assistance as may be practicable and as may be necessary in order to save them from any danger caused by the...
Page 75 - A vessel which is close-hauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is close-hauled on the starboard tack. (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 76 - 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 71 - ... uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 20 points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light 10...
Page 73 - ... 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 71 - ... points abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles. (c) On the...
Page 75 - ... which must, if both keep on their respective courses, pass clear of each other. The only...
Page 71 - ... 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.

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