Philippine Islands Sailing Directions. ...

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Page 93 - Rule 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 86 - ... points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on...
Page 94 - 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.
Page 96 - When a vessel 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: In the daytime — First.
Page 88 - ... mile, or a combined lantern showing a green light and a red light from right ahead to 2 points abaft the beam on their respective sides. Such lantern shall be carried not less than 3 feet below the white light.
Page 85 - On the starboard side a green light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two 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. (c) On the...
Page 92 - A steam vessel shall be provided with an efficient whistle or siren, sounded by steam or by some substitute for steam, so placed that the sound may not be Intercepted by any obstruction, and with an efficient fog horn, to be sounded by mechanical means, and also with an efficient bell.
Page 88 - Pilot-vessels, when engaged on their station on pilotage duty, shall not show the lights required for other vessels, but shall carry a white light at the mast-head, visible all around the horizon, and shall also exhibit a flare-up light or flare-up lights at short intervals, which shall never exceed fifteen minutes.
Page 89 - ... such lantern shall be exhibited, in sufficient time to prevent collision, so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side nor the red light on the starboard side.
Page 87 - The highest and lowest of these lights shall be red, and the middle light shall be white, and they shall be of such a character as to be visible all around the horizon, at a distance of at least two miles.

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