A Treatise on the Jurisdiction and Practice of the Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice: And on Appeals Therefrom, with a Chapter on the Admiralty Jurisdiction of the Inferior and the Vice-admiralty Courts : with an Appendix, Containing Statutes, Rules as to Fees and Costs, Forms, Precedents of Pleadings, and of Bills of Costs

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Stevens and Sons, 1882 - Admiralty - 581 pages
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Page 424 - Slide on the one side and a Red Slide on the other side ; and on the approach of or to other vessels, such lantern shall be exhibited in sufficient time to prevent collision, so that the Green Light shall not be seen on the port side, nor the Red Light on the starboard side. Fishing vessels and open boats when at anchor, or attached to their nets and stationary, shall exhibit a bright White Light; they shall, however, not be prevented from using a Flare-up in addition, if considered expedient.
Page 422 - ... abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible on a dark mght, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least two miles. (c.) On the...
Page 424 - In fog, mist, falling snow, or heavy rainstorms, whether by day or night, the signals described in this article shall be used as follows, viz.
Page 277 - Any absolute assignment by writing under the hand of the assignor (not purporting to be by way of charge only) of any debt, or other legal chose in action...
Page 163 - Where persons are sued as partners in the name of their firm under Rule 1, the writ shall be served either upon any one or more of the partners or at the principal place, within the jurisdiction, of the business of the partnership upon any person having at the time of service the control or management of the partnership business there...
Page 485 - London, (the act of God, the queen's enemies, fire, and all and every other dangers and accidents of the seas, rivers, and navigation, of whatever nature and kind soever, excepted,) unto order or to assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods at 51.
Page 423 - The vessels referred to in this Article shall not be obliged to carry the lights prescribed by Article 4 (a) and Article 11, last paragraph. Art. 8. Pilot vessels, when engaged on their station on pilotage duty, shall not show the lights required for other vessels, but shall carry a white light at the masthead, visible all round the horizon, and shall also exhibit a flare-up light or flare-up lights at short intervals, which shall never exceed fifteen minutes.
Page 422 - ... 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...
Page 224 - Affidavits shall be confined to such facts as the witness is able of his own knowledge to prove, except on interlocutory motions, on which statements as to his belief, with the grounds thereof, may be admitted.

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