United States Coast Pilot: Pacific Coast. California, Oregon, and Washington

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934

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Crítica de los usuarios - Marcar como inadecuado

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description of what rescuers do when a vessel in distress is sighted

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Página 354 - When two steam vessels are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, each shall alter her course to starboard, so that each may pass on the port side of the other.
Página 359 - A steam vessel hearing, apparently forward of her beam, the fog signal of a vessel the position of which is not ascertained shall, so far as the circumstances of the case admit, stop her engines, and then navigate with caution until danger of collision is over.
Página 363 - ... so constructed as to show a uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 10 points of the compass, and so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to 2 points abaft the beam on their respective sides.
Página 359 - 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.
Página 355 - 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.
Página 350 - ... 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...
Página 352 - Vessels when engaged in trawling, by which is meant the dragging of an apparatus along the bottom of the sea — First.
Página 366 - On the port side a red 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...
Página 351 - Rowing boats, whether under oars or sail, shall have ready at hand, a lantern showing a white light which shall be temporarily exhibited in sufficient time to prevent collision.
Página 361 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any vessel or the owner or master or crew thereof from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper lookout, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen or by the special circumstances of the case.

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