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Page 873 - ... abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.
Page 877 - ... which must, if both keep on their respective courses, pass clear of each other. The only cases to which it does apply are, when each of the two vessels is end on, or nearly end on, to the other; in other words, to cases in which, by day, each vessel sees the masts of the other in a line, or...
Page 873 - The vessels referred to in this article, when not making way through the water, shall not carry the side lights, but when making way shall carry them.
Page 666 - When two sailing vessels are approaching one another, so as to involve risk of collision, one of them shall keep out of the way of the other...
Page 882 - ... use : and shall, on the approach of or to other vessels, be exhibited on their respective sides in sufficient time to prevent collision, in such manner as to make them most visible, and so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side nor the red light on the starboard side, nor, if practicable, more than two points abaft the beam on their respective sides.
Page 666 - A vessel which is close-hauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is close-hauled 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 610 - A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute. 2. The International Code signal of distress indicated by NC 3. The distant signal, consisting of a square flag, having either above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball. 4.
Page 662 - On the starboard side, a green light, so constructed as to show 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 412 - 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.