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Page 490 - A white flag waved on shore by day, or a white light slowly swung back and forth, or a white rocket, or white Roman candle fired by night will signify 'Slack away.' "A red flag waved on shore by day, or a red light, or
Page 345 - the period of actual employment ; compensation of volunteers at life-saving and lifeboat stations for actual and deserving service rendered upon any occasion of disaster, or in any effort to save persons from drowning, at such rate, not to exceed $10 for each volunteer, as the Secretary of the Treasury may determine ; pay of volunteer crews for drill and exercise
Page 373 - and continuing the friction under the blankets or over the dry clothing. The warmth of the body can also be promoted by the application of hot flannels to the stomach and armpits, bottles or bladders of hot water, heated bricks, etc., to the limbs and soles of the feet. EULE
Page 490 - a flag, a handkerchief, a hat, or even the hand ; at night—by firing a rocket, a blue light or a gun, or by showing a light over the ship's gunwale for a short time and then concealing it. "And it is recommended that the several Governments take measures to keep all their sea-going vessels supplied with copies of such instructions.
Page 357 - the whip line round the hawser before making the hawser fast. Send the women, children, helpless persons, and passengers ashore first. Make yourself thoroughly familiar with these instructions, and remember that on your coolness and strict attention to them will greatly depend the chances of bringing you and your people safely to land.
Page 345 - for each volunteer, as the Secretary of the Treasury may determine ; pay of volunteer crews for drill and exercise ; fuel for stations and houses of refuge ; repairs and outfits for same ; rebuilding and improvement of same ; supplies and provisions for houses of
Page 354 - on the other part of his beat. Masters are particularly cautioned, if they should be driven ashore anywhere in the neighborhood of the stations, especially on any of the sandy coasts, where there is not much danger of vessels breaking up immediately, to remain on board until assistance arrives, and under no circumstances
Page 355 - will be found attached, bearing the following directions in English on one side and French on the other : "Make this hawser fast about two feet above the tail block; see all clear, and that the rope in the block runs free, and show signal to the shore.
Page 490 - (4) Resolved, That the conference recommend that all institutions for saving life from wrecked vessels prepare uniform instructions to mariners with reference to their cooperation with those attempting their rescue from shore, and that said instructions include the following signals : ' ' Upon the discovery of a wreck by night the life-saving force will burn a red pyrotechnic light or a red rocket to signify