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 557 - It does not apply by day to cases in which a vessel sees another ahead crossing her own course ; or by night, to cases where the red light of one vessel is opposed to the red light of the other, or where the green light of one vessel 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 559 - 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 537 - ... 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 558 - ... no subsequent 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 380 - ... above mentioned, have at hand, ready for use, a lantern with a green glass on the one side and a red glass on the other, to be used as prescribed above.
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 376 - ... 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 569 - In narrow channels every steam vessel shall, when it is safe and practicable, keep to that side of the fairway or mid-channel which lies on the starboard side of such vessel.
Page 557 - Where by any of these rules one of two vessels is to keep out of the way, the other shall keep her course and speed.