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Page 435 - of such description, and in such manner, as is hereinafter mentioned, viz.: When under Steam. A Bright White Light at the Foremast Head. A Green Light on the Starboard Side. A Eed Light on the Port
Page 436 - at Anchor.—A common bright Light. Sailing Vessels. We hereby require that all Sailing Vessels when under sail, or being towed, approaching or being approached by any other Vessel, shall be bound to show, between sunset and sunrise, a bright Light in such a position as can be best seen by such vessel or vessels, and in sufficient time to avoid collision. All Sailing Vessels at anchor in roadsteads
Page 435 - moreover to be fitted with screens, on the inboard side, of at least three feet long, to prevent the lights from being seen across the bow.
Page 436 - By command of their Lordships, WAB HAMILTON. Patterns of the Lanterns to be carried, and of the mode in which the screens are to be fitted, may be seen at the Custom-Houses of the principal ports of the United Kingdom.
Page 28 - He would have. We should have. You would have. They would have.
Page 9 - going. He was going. We were going. You were going. They were going.
Page xiv - during the ebb the pendant is below the flag. When the state of the sea prevents
Page 435 - being ten points on each side of the ship, viz., from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side. 2. The Green Light on the Starboard side is to be visible at a distance of at least two miles in a dark night, with a clear atmosphere; and the lantern is to be so constructed as to show a uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, viz., from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on the Starboard side. 3. The Red Light on the Port side is likewise...