The First Book of World Law: A Compilation of the International Conventions to which the Principal Nations are Signatory, with a Survey of Their Significance
World Peace Foundation, 1911 - 308 pages
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Page 156 - 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 155 - This article only applies to cases where vessels are meeting end on, or nearly end on, in such a manner as to involve risk of collision...
Page 152 - Art. 11. A vessel under 150 feet in length, when at anchor, shall carry forward, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding 20 feet above the hull, a white light in a lantern so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light visible all round the horizon at a distance of at least 1 mile.
Page 152 - ... feet above the hull, one such light and at or near the stern of the vessel, and at such a height that it shall be not less than fifteen feet lower than the forward light, another such light. The length of a vessel shall be deemed to be the length appearing in her certificate of registry.
Page 155 - Where by any of these rules one of two vessels is to keep out of the way, the other shall keep her course and speed.
Page 150 - On the near approach of or to other vessels they shall have their side lights lighted, ready for use, and shall flash or show them at short intervals, to indicate the direction in which they are heading, but the green light shall not be shown on the port side, nor the red light on the starboard side. A...
Page 148 - ... 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 156 - A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute. (2) The International Code signal of distress indicated by NC.
Page 148 - A steam vessel when under way shall carry : (a) On or in front of the foremast, or, if a vessel without a foremast, then in the fore part of the vessel...
Page 98 - The present convention shall be ratified as soon as possible. The ratifications shall be deposited at The Hague. The first deposit of ratifications...