Instructions for United States Coast Guard Stations

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1922 - Lifesaving

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Page 170 - 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...
Page 168 - On the starboard side a green light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of sucli a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles. (c) On the...
Page 65 - In obeying and construing these rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and collision, and to any special circumstances which may render a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Page 165 - 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 Right of way of fishing vessels.
Page 234 - When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance from other vessels or from the shore, the following shall be the signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, namely: In the day-time — First.
Page 168 - Light so constructed as to throw an uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 10 points of the compass ; so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam...
Page 117 - Knees straight without stiffness. Hips level and drawn back slightly ; body erect and resting equally on hips; chest lifted and arched; shoulders square and falling equally.
Page 111 - Make the tail of the block fast to the lower mast, well up. If the masts are gone, then to the best place you can find. Cast off shot line, see that the rope in the block runs free, and show signal to the shore.
Page 118 - At the command at ease each man keeps one foot in place and is required to preserve silence but not immobility. 53. 1. Parade, 2, REST. Carry the right foot 6 inches straight to the rear, left knee slightly bent; clasp the hands, without constraint, in front of the center of the body, fingers joined, left hand uppermost, left thumb clasped by the thumb and forefinger of the right hand; preserve silence and steadiness of position.
Page 64 - When both are running free, with the wind on different sides, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other.

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