The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - Administrative law
The Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

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Page 245 - A vessel constrained by her draught shall navigate with a particular caution having full regard to her special condition. (e) A seaplane on the water shall, in general, keep well clear of all vessels and avoid impeding their navigation. In circumstances, however, where risk of collision exists, she shall comply with the Rules of this Part.
Page 281 - The notice shall include: (1) a statement of the time, place, and nature of public rule making proceedings; (2) reference to the legal authority under which the rule is proposed; and (3) either the terms or substance of the proposed rule or a description of the subjects and issues involved.
Page 249 - I am altering my course to starboard." Two short blasts to mean " I am altering my course to port.
Page 134 - Commandant or his designee will so inform the recipient and the matter will be resolved by Informal means whenever possible. If it has been determined that the matter cannot be resolved by informal means, action will be taken as provided for In 24.30.
Page 242 - Look-out Every vessel shall at all times maintain a proper look-out by sight and hearing as well as by all available means appropriate In the prevailing circumstances and conditions so as to make a full appraisal of the situation and of the risk of collision.
Page 244 - When two sailing vessels are approaching one another so as to involve risk of collision, one of them...
Page 241 - Nothing in these Rules shall exonerate any vessel, or the owner, master or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to Keep a proper look-out, 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 245 - Rules specifying the carrying of lights and shapes, these provisions shall be followed as closely as circumstances permit. "(b) The Rules concerning lights shall be complied with in all weathers from sunset to sunrise, and during such times no other lights shall be exhibited, except such lights as cannot be mistaken for the prescribed lights or do not impair their visibility or distinctive character, or interfere with the keeping of a proper look-out.
Page 245 - A power-driven vessel which takes action in a crossing situation in accordance with subparagraph (a)(ii) of this Rule to avoid collision with another power-driven vessel shall, if the circumstances of the case admit, not alter course to port for a vessel on her own port side. (d) This Rule does not relieve the giveway vessel of her obligation to keep out of the way.
Page 244 - When, from any cause, the vessel required to keep her course and speed finds herself so close that collision cannot be avoided by the action of the give-way vessel alone, she shall take such action as will best aid to avoid collision.

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