The universal code of signals for the mercantile marine of all nations. With a selection of sentences adapted for convoys, and a system of geometrical signals, by G.B. Richardson

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Page 859 - ... uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass ; so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the ship, viz. from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side ; and of such a character as to be visible on a dark night, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least five miles...
Page 869 - On the restoration of life, a teaspoonful of warm. water should be given; and then, if the power of swallowing has returned, small quantities of wine, -warm brandy and water, or coffee should be administered. The patient should be kept in bed, and a disposition to sleep encouraged.
Page 859 - A bright White Light at the Foremast Head. A Green Light on the Starboard side. A Red Light on the Port side.
Page 869 - The friction must be continued under the blanket or over the dry clothing. Promote the warmth of the body by the application of hot flannels, bottles, or bladders of hot water, heated bricks, &c., to the pit of the stomach, the arm-pits, between the thighs, and to the soles of the feet.
Page 860 - 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 or fairways shall be also bound to exhibit between sunset and sunrise, a constant bright Light at the mast-head, except within harbours or other places where regulations for other Lights for ships are legally established.
Page 859 - ... 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.
Page 869 - Foment the body with hot flannels ; but, if possible, — Immerse the body in a warm bath as hot as the hand can bear without pain, as this is preferable to the other means for restoring warmth.
Page 869 - Strip the body, and rub it dry ; then wrap it in hot blankets, and place it in a warm bed in a warm chamber. III. Wipe and cleanse the mouth and nostrils.
Page v - They that go down to the sea in ships, and do business in great waters, These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.
Page 869 - In order to restore the natural warmth of the body, move a heated covered warming pan over the back and spine; put bladders or bottles of hot water, or heated bricks, to the pit of the stomach, the arm-pits, between the thighs, and to the soles of the feet; foment the body with hot flannels ; but, if possible, immerse the body in a warm bath, as hot as the hand can bear without pain, as this is preferable to the other...

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