Programme of subjects to be considered by the International marine conference ; Detailed programme of subjects to be considered by the International marine conference ; Protocol December 2-December 31, 1889 ; Final act ; Annex 1. Act of Congress (Public, no. 167) ; Annex 2. Acts of Congress (Public resolution no. 3) ; Annex 3-6. Letters of invitation ; Detailed programme of subjects to be considered by the International marine conference ; Annex 7. List of delegates ; Appendix

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Page 18 - ... points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on the starboard side...
Page 553 - I am directing my course to starboard." Two short blasts to mean, "I am directing my course to port.
Page 148 - 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 293 - ... 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 8 - under way " within the meaning of these rules when she is not at anchor, or made fast to the shore, or aground. II. LIGHTS AND so FORTH The word
Page 572 - ... shall be deemed to be an overtaking vessel; and 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 23 - ... of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper lookout, 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 687 - ... 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...
Page 137 - 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 73 - A vessel which is being overtaken by another shall show from her stern to such last-mentioned vessel a white light or a flare-up light. The white light required to be shown by this article may be fixed and carried in a lantern, but in such case the lantern shall be so constructed, fitted, and screened that it shall throw an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of...

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