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Sailing Directions for Lake Michigan, Green Bay, and Straits of Mackinac
United States Hydrographic Office
No preview available - 2018
18 feet abeam anchor anchorage approached bears blasts bluffs breakwater buoy marks canal carry channel chart Chicago City coast compass connected course crib dangerous deep depth detached Directions Directions for Entering distance dwelling east eastern eastward entrance feet long feet of water fixed white light follows formed gales give Green Bay harbor head hills Hydrographic Office inner Island keep lake level Lake Michigan least less lies Lieut Life-Saving Station lighthouse lightvessel Little Mackinac marks mean mile east mile from shore miles north mouth Navigation nearly north pier northern outer end pass Pierhead Point port position range reef River rocks rocky rules Sailing seconds shoal water shoals extend shown side signal silent intervals sounds south pier southern spit square steam Straits street tower varied vessel visible ward Waugoshance weather western whistle winds yards
Page 88 - ... points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on...
Page 96 - Every vessel coming up with another vessel from any direction more than two points abaft her beam — that is, in such a position, with reference to the vessel which she is overtaking that at night she would be unable to see either of that vessel's side lights — shall be deemed to be an overtaking vessel...
Page 88 - Each of these lights shall be of the same construction and character, and shall be carried in the same position as the white light mentioned in article 2 (a), excepting the additional light, which may be carried at a height of not less than fourteen feet above the hull.
Page 94 - ... (c) A sailing vessel under way shall sound, at intervals of not more than one minute, when on the starboard tack one blast, when on the port tack two blasts in succession, and when with the wind abaft the beam three blasts in succession.
Page 89 - ... in a vertical line one over the other, not less than six feet apart, and of such a character as to be visible all around the horizon at a distance of at least two miles...
Page 96 - Every vessel which is directed by these Rules to keep out of the way of another vessel shall, if the circumstances of the case admit, avoid crossing ahead of the other.
Page 90 - ... 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 96 - 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 88 - A steam-vessel, when under way, shall carry: (a) On or in front of the foremast, or if a vessel without a foremast, then in the fore part of the vessel...