A Treatise on the Law of Collisions at Sea: With an Appendix Containing the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, and Local Rules for the Same Purpose in Force in the Thames, Mersey, and Elsewhere : Also the Regulations Approved at the Washington International Maritime Conference
Stevens and Sons, 1891 - Collisions at sea - 644 pages
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Page 376 - ... 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 548 - ... a bright white light, so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the vessel, namely, from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least five miles.
Page 549 - ... 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.
Page 577 - 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 578 - 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 fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two 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.
Page 538 - 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 Article 2 (a), except the additional light, which may be carried at a height of not less than 14 feet above the hull.
Page 558 - ... 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 548 - steam vessel" shall include any vessel propelled by machinery. A vessel is " under way " within the meaning of these rules when she is not at anchor, or made fast to the shore, or aground.