Philippine Islands Sailing Directions

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Page 99 - 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 97 - ... or from the shore the following shall be the signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, namely: In the daytime — (1) A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute. (2) The International Code signal of distress indicated by NC.
Page 99 - ... sees the masts of the other in a line, or nearly in a line, with her own; and by night, to cases in which each vessel is in such a position as to .see both the side lights of the other.
Page 96 - ... sack rafts of timber and logs in streams or channels actually navigated by steamboats in such manner as to obstruct, impede, or endanger navigation. And whenever a vessel, raft, or other craft is wrecked and sunk in a navigable channel, accidentally or otherwise, it shall be the duty of the owner of such sunken craft to immediately mark it with a buoy or beacon during the day and a lighted lantern at night, and to maintain such marks until the sunken craft is removed or abandoned, and the neglect...
Page 99 - I am directing my course to starboard." Two short blasts to mean: "I am directing my course to port.
Page 101 - 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 99 - ART. 18. 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. This article only applies to cases where vessels are meeting end on or nearly end on in such a manner as to involve risk of collision...
Page 97 - When a vessel or seaplane on the water is in distress and requires assistance from other vessels or from the shore, the following shall be the signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, namely: (a) A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute.
Page 98 - That it shall not be lawful to tie up or anchor vessels or other craft m navigable channels in such a manner as to prevent or obstruct the passage of other vessels or craft...
Page 101 - Act called deck-lines) of not less than twelve inches in length and one inch in breadth, painted longitudinally on each side amidships, or as near thereto as is practicable, and indicating the position of each deck which is above water.

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