All about Ships

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Cassell, 1912 - Shipping - 371 pages
 

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Page 2 - And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth. Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.
Page 331 - 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, viz. : — 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 16 3. The distant signal, consisting of a square flag, having either above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball; 4.
Page 330 - When both are running free, with the wind on the same side, the vessel which is to windward shall keep out of the way of the vessel which is to leeward.
Page 330 - A vessel which is close-hauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is close-hauled on the starboard tack. (c) "When both are running free, with the wind on different sides, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Page 331 - ART. 31. 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 ; viz.;— 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 3. The distant signal, consisting of a square flag, having either above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball; 4. A continuous sounding...
Page 247 - If your Lordship will permit me to substitute the expects for confides, the signal will soon be completed, because the word expects is in the vocabulary, and the word confides must be spelt.
Page 2 - A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above, and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
Page 323 - ... if the length of the tow, measuring from the stern of the towing vessel to the stern of the last vessel towed, exceeds 600 feet.
Page 322 - In the following rules every steam vessel which is under sail and not under steam is to be considered a sailing vessel, and every vessel under steam, whether under sail or not, is to be considered a steam vessel. The words "steam vessel" shall include any vessel propelled by machinery. A vessel is "under way...
Page 325 - ... which, on the approach of or to other vessels, 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.

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