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" 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. A gun or other explosive signal... "
Scientific American Reference Book - Page 206
by Albert Allis Hopkins - 1904 - 516 pages
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The American Government, Organization and Officials, with the Duties and ...

Henry Colford Gauss - Executive departments - 1908 - 871 pages
...directing my course to port." Three short blasts to mean, "My engines are going at full speed astern." When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance...vessels or from the shore, the following shall be signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, namely: In the daytime — First....
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Nautical Astronomy, Latitude, Longitude & Azimuth, Sumner's Method, Marcq St ...

International Correspondence Schools - 1908 - 586 pages
...Washington are telegraphed without charge over the Weather Bureau lines. 17. Distress Signals. — When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance...from other vessels or from the shore, the following are the signals to be used by her, either together or separately: Daytime. — 1. A gun or other explosive...
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Regulations for the Government of the Navy of the United States. 1909, Volume 1

United States. Navy Dept - 1909 - 754 pages
...by the si>ecial circumstances of the case. ART. 30. [See under I. Г DISTRESS SIGNALS. Авт. 31. When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance...either together or separately, namely: In the daytime — First. A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute. SOUND SIGNALS FOR...
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United States Coast Pilot: Atlantic Coast. Part IV. From Point ..., Part 4

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Pilot guides - 1909 - 212 pages
...seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case. ART. 30. [See p. 183.] DISTRESS SIGNALS. ART. 31. When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance...either together or separately, namely : In the daytime — First. A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute. Second. The international...
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A Manual of Elementary Seamanship

David Wilson-Barker - Navigation - 1909 - 243 pages
...relative to the navigation of any harbour, river, or inland waters. DISTRESS SIGNALS. Article 31. — When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance...or displayed by her, either together or separately : In the daytime — • (a) A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute....
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The New International Encyclopæeia, Volume 17

Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1909
...wind aft shall keep out of the way of one which has the wind on some other bearing. DISTRESS SIGNALS. When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance...or displayed by her, either together or separately, viz.: In the daytime — (1) A gun or other explosive signal tired at intervals of about a minute....
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Modern Seamanship

Austin Melvin Knight - Navigation - 1910 - 540 pages
...the Inland Rules. Both of these sets of Rules follow. (§111 and § IV.) Distress Signals. Art. 31. When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance...either together or separately, namely: In the daytime — First. A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute. Second. The international...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume 9

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - United States - 1911
...authority relative to the navigation of any harbor, river, or inland waters. DISTRESS SIGNALS. ART. 31. When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance...either together or separately, namely: In the daytime — First. A gun fired at intervals of about a minute. Second. The international code signal of distress...
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Navigation Laws of the United States, 1911

United States - Maritime law - 1911 - 547 pages
...vessel acting singly, the special character of the service may require it. DISTRESS SIGNALS. ART. 31. When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance...her, either together or separately, namely: IN THE i: A VI I ME. A continuous sounding with any fog-signal apparatus, or firing a gun. AT RIGHT. First....
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Supplement to the American Journal of International Law: Official ..., Volume 5

International law - 1911
...authority, relative to the navigation of any harbor, river, or inland waters. DISTRESS SIGNALS. Art. 31. When a vessel is in distress, and requires assistance...or displayed by her, either together or separately, viz: In the day-time — (1) A gun fired at intervals of about a minute; (2) The International Code...
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