Dana's Seaman's friend. Brown

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Page 253 - Boat; (4.) Where any Loss or Damage is by reason of the improper Navigation of such Ship as aforesaid caused to any other Ship or Boat...
Page 243 - 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 243 - In obeying and construing these rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and collision, and to any special circumstances which may render a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Page 242 - Vessels, but shall carry a White Light at the Mast-head, visible all round the Horizon — and shall also exhibit a Flare-up Light every Fifteen Minutes.
Page 241 - ... points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on...
Page 242 - A vessel under one hundred and fifty feet in length when at anchor shall carry forward, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light, in a lantern so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light visible all around the horizon at a distance of at least one mile.
Page 187 - In the first place, it may happen without blame being imputable to either party ; as where the loss is occasioned by a storm, or any other vis major : In that case, the misfortune must be borne by the party on whom it happens to light ; the other not being responsible to him in any degree.
Page 241 - ... 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 241 - Whenever, as in the case of small vessels during. bad weather, the green and red side lights cannot be fixed, these lights shall be kept on deck, on their respective sides of the vessel, ready for 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.
Page 241 - ... from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on the port side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.

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