The Practice of the Courts of Marine Inquiry of New South Wales: Being So Much of the Navigation Act, 1901, as Relates to Inquiries, Appeals, and References Concerning Shipping Casualties, the Incompetency and Misconduct of Certificated Officers, and the Detention of Unsafe Ships, Together with the General Rules of Court and an Appendix Containing the Forms of Procedure; the Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea; the Order in Council with Respect to Colonial Certificates of Competency; &c., &c (Google eBook)

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Law Book Company of Australasia, 1906 - Maritime law - 98 pages
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Page 50 - ... points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on...
Page 50 - ... points abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.
Page 52 - 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. The vessels referred to in this article shall not be obliged to carry the lights prescribed by article four (a) and article eleven, last paragraph.
Page 56 - ... 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.
Page 53 - The white light required to be shown by this article may be fixed and carried in a lantern, but in such case the lantern shall be so constructed, fitted, and screened that it shall throw an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of...
Page 56 - 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.
Page 52 - ... and shall, on the approach of or to other vessels, be exhibited on their respective sides in sufficient time to prevent collision, in such manner as to make them most visible, and so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side nor the red light on the starboard side, nor, if practicable, more than 2 points abaft the beam on their respective sides.
Page 52 - ... mile, or a combined lantern showing a green light and a red light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on their respective sides. Such lanterns shall be carried not less than three feet below the white light.
Page 58 - 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.
Page 54 - Art. 11. A vessel under 150 feet in length, when at anchor, shall carry forward, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding 20 feet above the hull, a white light in a lantern so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light visible all round the horizon at a distance of at least 1 mile.

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