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Page 11 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any ship, or the owner, or master, or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper look.out, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.
Page 9 - ... abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible on a dark mght, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least two miles. (c.) On the...
Page 11 - ... involve risk of collision, the steam ship shall keep out of the way of the sailing ship. Art. 16. Every steam ship, when approaching another ship so as to involve risk of collision, shall slacken her speed, or, if necessary, stop and reverse ; and every steam ship shall, when in a fog go at a moderate speed.
Page 9 - under way " within the meaning of these rules when she is not at anchor, or made fast to the shore, or aground. II. LIGHTS AND so FORTH The word
Page 10 - A vessel which, is closehauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is closehauled on the starboard tack. (c) 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 10 - Pilot vessels, when engaged on their station on pilotage duty, shall not show the lights required for other vessels, but shall carry a white light at the masthead, visible all round the horizon, and shall also exhibit a flare-up light or flare-up lights at short intervals, which shall never exceed fifteen minutes.
Page 9 - ... 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.