The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs, Volumen50

Brown, Son and Ferguson, 1881

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Página 16 - ... (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.
Página 133 - Ships, whether steam ships or sailing ships, when at anchor in roadsteads or fairways, shall exhibit, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light, in a globular lantern of eight inches in diameter, and so constructed as to show a clear uniform and unbroken light visible all round the horizon, and at a distance of at least one mile.
Página 109 - First gain the victory," he said, " and then make the best use of it you can." The moment he perceived the position of the French, that intuitive genius with which Nelson was endowed, displayed itself; and it instantly struck him, that where there was room for an enemy's ship to swing, there was room for one of ours to anchor.
Página 16 - I am directing my course to starboard." Two short blasts to mean, "I am directing my course to port.
Página 517 - ... that of all manner of contracts, pleas, and quarrels, and all other things arising within the bodies of the counties, as well by land as by water...
Página 256 - Where grain (except such as may be carried in properly constructed feeders) is carried in bulk in any hold or compartment, and proper provision for filling up the same by feeders is not made, not less than one-fourth of the grain carried in the hold or compartment (as the case may be) shall be in bags supported on suitable platforms laid upon the grain in bulk.
Página 132 - 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 205 - That it be an instruction to the committee that they have power to...
Página 323 - Customs, shall for every such offence be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds, or, at the discretion of the court, to imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months ; and the master of the ship or any officer of the Board of Trade may take him into custody, and deliver him up forthwith to a constable to be taken before a court or magistrate capable of taking cognizance of the offence, and dealt with according to law.
Página 37 - ... miles; and shall, by day carry in a vertical line, one over the other, not less than six feet apart, where they can best, be seen, two black balls or shapes, each two feet in diameter.

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