Steam Yachts and Launches, Their Machinery and Manegement: A Review of the Steam Engine as Applied to Yachts ; Laws Governing Yachts in American Waters ; Rules for Racing ; Rules for Building ; Pilot Regulations ; Specific Types of Machinery ; Design of Hulls ; Etc., Etc., Etc.--

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Forest and Stream Publishing Company, 1887 - 239 pages
 

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Page 126 - Rule three. All ocean-going steamers, and steamers carrying sail, shall, when under way, carry — (A) At the foremast head, a bright white light, of such a character as to be visible on a dark night, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least five miles, and so constructed as to show a uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, and so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the vessel, namely, from right ahead to two points abaft...
Page 126 - ... light, so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the vessel, namely, from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least five miles.
Page 123 - In obeying and construing these rules due regard must be had to all dangers of navigation ; and due regard must also be had to any special circumstances which may exist in any particular case rendering a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Page 127 - Steam ships when towing other ships shall carry two bright white mast-head lights vertically, in addition to their side lights, so as to distinguish them from other steam ships.
Page 120 - Inspection, that any steam nautical school ship is or has been carrying an excess of steam beyond that which Is allowed by her certificate of inspection, the...
Page 126 - On the starboard side, a green light, of such a character as to be visible on a dark night, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least two miles, and so constructed as to show a uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, and so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on the starboard side.
Page 127 - The head light shall be so constructed as to show a good light through twenty points of the compass, namely: From right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side of the vessel; and the after light so as to show all around the horizon.
Page 121 - ... fails to understand the course or intention of the other, whether from signals being given or answered erroneously, or from other causes, the pilot so in doubt shall immediately signify the same by giving...
Page 126 - ... miles, and so constructed as to show a uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, and so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on their respective sides.
Page 122 - ... shall have arrived within half a mile of such curve or bend, shall give a signal by one long blast of the steam whistle, which signal shall be answered by a similar blast, given by any approaching steam vessel that may be within hearing.

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