Admiralty Court Cases on the Rule of the Road: As Laid Down by the Articles and Regulations Now in Force Under Order in Council for Preventing Collisions at Sea

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William Holt
W. Maxwell & Son, 1867 - Admiralty - 265 pages
 

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Page 9 - ... points of the compass; so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam...
Page 259 - 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 13 - In obeying and construing these rules, due regard must be had to all dangers of navigation ; and due regard must also be had to any special circumstances which may exist in any particular case rendering a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Page 132 - When two steam vessels are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, each shall alter her course to starboard so that each may pass on the port side of the other.
Page 8 - ... 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 26 - If two ships under steam are crossing so as to involve risk of collision, the ship which has the other on her own starboard side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Page 82 - A vessel which, is closehauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is closehauled 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 11 - ... 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 white light. Fishing vessels and open boats shall, however, not be prevented from using a flare-up...
Page 44 - ... 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, nor, if practicable, more than two points abaft the beam on their respective sides.
Page 9 - ... 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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