Annual Report of the Light-House Board of the United States to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1896 - Lighthouses
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Page 147 - The total expense of this work will not exceed $3,000.00, and it is recommended that an appropriation of this amount be made...
Page 92 - Virginia, and North Carolina, between the limits named, all of Chesapeake Bay, the sounds of North Carolina, and tributary waters.
Page 130 - Rivers," published by the Government.* In lake navigation this method may prove useful under various circumstances. For instance, when compelled to anchor during a fog, an occasional or partial lift of the fog may enable a navigator to measure the height of some known object...
Page 168 - It embraces all aids to navigation on the seacoast of Oregon and Washington, on the United...
Page 59 - The post light nt this station is of no service during thick weather. A fog signal is needed during fog, in addition to the light, by the important commerce of this river. It is estimated that a fog signal can he established here for a sum not exceeding $1.2(10, and it is recommended that an appropriation of this amount be made therefor.
Page 35 - List of lights and fog signals on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States.
Page 116 - Fla., to the southern boundary of Texas. It embraces all aids to navigation on the Gulf coast of the United States and tidal waters tributary to the Gulf...
Page 152 - A light and fog signal on the dangerous rocks off the westerly end of Isle Royale would be a valuable aid to these vessels. It is therefore proposed to establish a light and fog-signal station on the Rock of Ages, off the western end of Isle Royale.
Page 160 - During the season of southerly and westerly winds many vessels bound to and from Duluth, by taking a course along the north shore of the lake and in lee of Isle Royale, are enabled to run when the lake is too rough for the more southerly course. A light and...

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