Sailing Directions for Lake Michigan, Green Bay, and Straits of Mackinac

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1894 - Green Bay (Wis.) - 139 pages
 

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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...
Page 91 - A pilot vessel of such a class as to be obliged to go alongside of a vessel to put a pilot on board may show the white light instead of carrying it at the masthead...

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