Regulation lights for steamers ... and the rule of the road at sea

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Página 18 - In narrow channels every steam vessel shall, when it is safe and practicable, keep to that side of the fairway or mid-channel which lies on the starboard side of such vessel.
Página 3 - Sidelights" means a green light on the starboard side and a red light on the port side...
Página 7 - ... an unbroken red light over an arc of the horizon of 12 points of the compass, and it shall be so fixed as to show the green light from the right ahead to four points abaft the beam on the starboard side, and the red light from the right ahead to four points abaft the beam on the port side : and (2) a white light in a globular lanthorn of not less than 8 inches in diameter, and so constructed as to show a clear uniform and unbroken light all round the horizon: the lanthorn containing such white...
Página 7 - All vessels when engaged in fishing with drift nets shall exhibit two white lights from any part of the vessel where they can be best seen. Such lights shall be placed so that the vertical distance between them shall not be less than...
Página 3 - ... feet, then at a height : above the hull not less than such breadth, so, however, that the light need not be carried at a greater height above the hull...
Página 6 - ... lantern so constructed and fixed as to show a white light from right ahead to two points on each bow, and a green light and a red light over an arc of the horizon from two points on each bow to two points abaft the beam on the starboard and port sides, respectively...
Página 3 - Green Light on the Starboard side and a Red Light on the Port side of the vessel, and such Lights shall be so constructed as to be visible on a dark night, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least two miles, and shall show an uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on the Starboard and on the Port sides respectively.
Página 16 - Because a steamer must keep out of the way of a sailing vessel, it by no means follows that a sailing vessel may unnecessarily throw herself across the bow of an approaching steamer. It is as much the duty of a sailing vessel to be diligent in the performance of her duty as it is that of a steamer to be mindful of hers.
Página 4 - A green light on the starboard side, and red light on the port side, and fitted the same as given for steamers, but never carry the mast-head light.
Página 4 - In addition to her side-lights she must carry two maet-head lights, one over the other, not less than three feet apart. Q.

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