Hand-book to the Local marine board examination

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Page 74 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any ship, or the owner, or 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 72 - A vessel which, is closehauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is closehauled on the starboard tack. (c) 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.
Page 99 - 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 73 - ... involve risk of collision, the steam ship shall keep out of the way of the sailing ship. Art. 16. Every steam ship, when approaching another ship so as to involve risk of collision, shall slacken her speed, or, if necessary, stop and reverse ; and every steam ship shall, when in a fog go at a moderate speed.
Page 76 - ... unless it is shown to the satisfaction of the Court that the circumstances of the case made a departure from the Regulations necessary.
Page 72 - If two ships under steam are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, the helms of both shall be put to port so that each may pass on the port side of the other.
Page 71 - Steamships, when towing other ships, shall carry two bright white masthead lights, vertically, in addition to their side lights, so as to distinguish them from other steamships.
Page 73 - When two steam vessels are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, each shall alter her course to starboard so that each may pass on the port side of the other.
Page 16 - The index of the logarithm of a number greater than unity, is one less than the number of digits in the integral part...
Page 71 - Ships, whether steam ships or sailing ships, when at anchor in roadsteads or fairways, shall, between sunrise and sunset, exhibit where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding 20 feet above the hull, a white light in a globular lantern of eight inches in diameter, and so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light visible all round the horizon, and at a distance of at least one mile.

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