Port Series, Issue 4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1939 - Harbors

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Page 424 - Any carrier or party liable on account of loss of or damage to any of said property shall have the full benefit of any insurance that may have been effected upon or on account of said property...
Page 311 - ... feet above the hull, one such light, and at or near the stern of the vessel, and at such a height that it shall be not less than 15 feet lower than the forward light, another such light.
Page ix - ... to investigate any other matter that may tend to promote and encourage the use by vessels of ports adequate to care for the freight which would naturally pass through such ports...
Page i - No. 13. Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Diego, and San Luis Obispo, Calif.: Part 1, Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif 1936 Part 2, San Diego and San Luis Obispo, Calif 1936 No.
Page 311 - A vessel under one hundred and fifty feet in length when at anchor shall carry forward, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light, in a lantern so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light visible all around the horizon at a distance of at least one mile.
Page 311 - Vessels moored or at anchor. Vessels of more than 65 feet in length when moored or anchored in a fairway or channel shall display between sunrise and sunset on the forward part of the vessel where it can best be seen from other vessels one black ball not less than two feet in diameter.
Page ix - ... to advise with communities regarding the appropriate location and plan of construction of wharves, piers, and water terminals ; to investigate the practicability and advantages of harbor, river, and port improvements in connection with foreign and...
Page 313 - A stuffed mattress, 4 feet wide by 6 feet long and not less than 4 inches thick, or a heavy jute or hemp mat of like dimensions, must be placed under the discharging end of the chute.
Page 312 - Handling explosives. (a) All explosives must be handled carefully. Packages of explosives must not be thrown, dropped, rolled, dragged or slid over each other or over the decks.
Page 355 - Also, when, because of high water or snow drifts, it is impossible to remove freight from railroad premises during the prescribed free time.

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