The Statute Law of Merchant Shipping Comprised in an Alphabetical Analysis and a Summary of the Unrepealed Merchant Shipping Acts, from 1821 to 1888

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J.D. Potter, 1889 - Maritime law - 236 pages
 

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Page 228 - ... abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible on a dark night, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least two miles. (c) On the...
Page 226 - ... which must, if both keep on their respective courses, pass clear of each other. The only cases to which it does apply are when each of the two vessels is end on, or nearly end on to...
Page 131 - Goods, Merchandise, or other Things whatsoever on board any other Ship or Boat ; be answerable in Damages in respect of Loss of Life or personal Injury, either alone or together with Loss or Damage to Ships, Boats, Goods, Merchandise, or other Things, to an aggregate Amount exceeding Fifteen Pounds for each Ton of their Ship's Tonnage...
Page 228 - On the port side a red light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light 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.
Page 223 - ... 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 225 - When both are running free, with the wind on different sides, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Page 11 - House" shall mean the master, wardens and assistants of the guild, fraternity, or brotherhood of the most glorious and undivided Trinity and of St. Clement in the Parish of Deptford Strond, in the county of Kent...
Page 222 - On the port side a red light, so constructed as to show an uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 10 points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to 2 points abaft the beam...
Page 20 - ... breadths; measure also the mean length of the space between the foremost and aftermost bulkheads or limits of its length, excluding such parts, if any, as are not actually occupied by or required for the proper working of the machinery...
Page 225 - If two ships under steam are meeting end on or nearly end on so as to involve risk of collision, the helms of both shall be put to port, so that each may pass on the port side of the other.

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