Appleton's new practical cyclopedia: a new work of reference based upon the best authorities, and systematically arranged for use in home and school (Google eBook)

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Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar
D. Appleton and company, 1910 - Reference
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Page 306 - 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.
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