A Treatise on the Law of Collisions at Sea: With an Appendix Containing Extracts from the Merchant Shipping Acts, the International Regulations (of 1863 and 1880) for Preventing Collisions at Sea, and Local Rules for the Same Purpose in Force in the Thames, the Mersey, and Elsewhere

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Marsden, Reginald G. A Treatise on the Law of Collisions at Sea, With an Appendix, Containing Extracts from the Merchant Shipping Acts, The International Regulations (of 1863 and 1880) for Preventing Collisions at Sea, and Local Rules for the Same Purpose in Force in the Thames, the Mersey, and Elsewhere. London: Stevens and Sons, 1880. xxxii, 304 pp. Reprint available September 2004 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-412-6. Cloth. $95. * Reprint of the first edition. This venerable work went through ten editions, the last appearing in 1953. It offers a summary of the law and cases relating to collisions between ships. A review of the seventh edition notes that it holds a "permanent place...not only as a legal text-book on a special subject, but as a work which can be usefully referred to by laymen who are interested in shipping matters.": E.S.R., Law Quarterly Review 39:378-379.

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Página 251 - ... 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.
Página 274 - 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.
Página 252 - ... exhibited in sufficient time to prevent collision, so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side, nor the red light on the starboard side. Fishing vessels and open boats when at anchor, or attached to their nets and stationary, shall exhibit a bright white light. Fishing vessels and open boats shall, however, not be prevented from using a flareup in addition, if considered expedient.
Página 256 - ... is opposed to the green light of the other, or where a red light without a green light, or a green light without a red light, is seen ahead, or where both green and red lights are seen anywhere but ahead.
Página 12 - ... such assistance as may be practicable and as may be necessary in order to save them from any danger caused by the collision...
Página 148 - ... points abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles. (c) On the...
Página 148 - ... points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on...

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