Port Series, Issue 9

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - Harbors
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Page 130 - Any carrier or party liable on account of loss of or damage to any of said property shall have the full benefit of any insurance that may have been effected upon or on account of said property...
Page vii - ... to investigate any other matter that may tend to promote and encourage the use by vessels of ports adequate to care for the freight which would naturally pass through such ports...
Page 124 - A vessel under one hundred and fifty feet in length when at anchor shall carry forward, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light, in a lantern so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light visible all around the horizon at a distance of at least one mile.
Page 124 - A vessel of one hundred and fifty feet or upwards in length when at anchor shall carry in the forward part of the vessel, at a height of not less than twenty and not exceeding forty feet above the hull, one such light, and at or near the stern of the vessel, and at such a height that it shall be not less than fifteen feet lower than the forward light, another such light.
Page 123 - ... shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof before any court of competent jurisdiction shall be punished by a fine...
Page 18 - ... and open the draw to its full extent for the passage of the vessel or other craft : Provided, That the draw of a railroad bridge need not be opened when there is a train in the bridge block approaching the bridge with the intention of crossing, nor within 5 minutes of the known time of passage of a scheduled passenger, mail, or express train ; but in no event, except in case of breakdown of the operating machinery, shall the opening of the draw be delayed more than 5 minutes in the case of a...
Page vii - ... to advise with communities regarding the appropriate location and plan of construction of wharves, piers, and water terminals ; to investigate the practicability and advantages of harbor, river, and port improvements in connection with...
Page 78 - If car is not placed within 24 hours after notice of arrival has been sent or given, time will be computed from the first 7 am after the day on which notice of placement has been sent or given to the consignee or party entitled to receive same.
Page 18 - And provided further. That the draw need not be. opened for the passage of a tug or other craft equipped with a movable stack or mast which can readily be lowered so as to permit its passage under the closed draw, unless such craft has in tow a vessel which is unable to pass under the closed draw, or by reason of stress of weather it is unsafe to lower such stack or mast.
Page v - ... it is recommended that the report be printed, with the accompanying illustrations. For the Board : EARL NORTH, Colonel, Corps of Engineers, Resident Member of the Board.

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