Merchant Vessels of the United States...: (including Yachts)., Part 2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1925
 

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Page 154 - Two flags, a white and a red, waved at the same time on shore by day, or two lights, a white and a red, slowly swung at the same time, or a blue pyrotechnic light burned by night, will signify, " Do not attempt to land in your own boats. It is impossible.
Page 154 - A white flag waved on shore by day, or a white light slowly swung back and forth, or a white rocket, or white Roman candle fired by night will signify —
Page 153 - A red pennant above a square red flag with black «entre displayed by day, or two red lanterns, one aBove the other, displayed by night, indicates the approach of a storm of marked violence with winds beginning from the northeast.
Page 153 - A white pennant above a square red flag with black center displayed by day, or a white lantern above a red lantern displayed by night, indicates the approach of a storm of marked violence with winds beginning from the northwest. HURRICANE, OR WHOLE GALE WARNING.— Two square flags, red with black centers, one above the other, displayed by day, or two red lanterns, with a white lantern between, displayed by night, indicate the approach of a tropical hurricane, or of one of the extremely severe and...
Page 153 - Indicates the approach of a storm of marked violence with winds beginning from the northeast. Southeast Storm Warning — A red pennant below a square red flag- with black center displayed by day or one red lantern displayed by night indicates the approach of a storm of marked violence with winds beginning from the southeast. Southwest Storm Warning— A white pennant below a square red flag with black center displayed by day or a white lantern below a red lantern displayed by night indicate« the...
Page 2 - Navigation shall annually prepare and publish a list of vessels of the United States belonging to the commercial marine, specifying the official number, signal letters, names, rig, tonnage, home port, and place and date of building of eve[r]y vessel, distinguishing in such list sailing-vessels from such as may be propelled by steam or other motive power.
Page 153 - ... red lantern displayed by night, indicates the approach of a storm of marked violence with winds beginning from the southwest. THE NORTHWEST STORM WARNING.— A white pennant above a square red flag with black center...
Page 153 - Number 4, black triangular flag, four feet at the base and six feet in length, always refers to temperature ; when placed above numbers 1, 2, or 3 it indicates warmer weather; when placed below numbers 1, 2, or...
Page 153 - Number 3, white and blue flag (parallel bars of white and blue), six feet square, indicates that local rains or showers will occur, and that the rainfall will not be general. Number 4...
Page 151 - Any message signaled by the International Code, as adopted or used by England, France, America, Denmark, Holland, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Greece, Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal, and Brazil, received at these telegraphic signal stations will be transmitted and delivered to the address on payment at the receiving station of the telegraphic charge.

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