Cases Selected from Those Heard and Determined in the Vice-admiralty Court for Lower Canada [1836-1856; 1859-1874]: Relating Chiefly to the Jurisdiction and Practice of the Court, Or Involving Questions of Maritime Law of Frequent Occurrence in the Trade and Navigation of the River and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Preceded by the Rules and Regulations Established Under the Authority of the Imperial Parliament. With an Appendix Containing the Original Commission Constituting the Court, and Other Documents Relating to the Same, Volumen2
V. & R. Stevens, and G.S. Norton, 1875 - 432 páginas
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Página 318 - Lights required for other Vessels ; but shall, if they do not carry such Lights, carry a Lantern having a Green Slide on the One Side, and a Red Slide on the other Side ; and on the Approach of or to other Vessels, such Lantern shall be 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.
Página 316 - ... (b) On the starboard side, a green light, so constructed as to throw 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 starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.
Página 317 - ... and shall be provided with suitable screens. Art. 7. Ships, whether steam ships or sailing ships, when at anchor in roadsteads or fairways, shall between sunset and sunrise exhibit, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light in a globular lantern of eight inches in diameter, and so constructed as to show a clear uniform and unbroken light visible all round the horizon, and at a distance of at least one mile.
Página 310 - Whenever, as in the case of small vessels under way during bad weather, the green and red side lights cannot be fixed, these lights shall be kept at hand, lighted and ready for 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...
Página 239 - An Act for amending an Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of His late Majesty, intituled " An Act for the better administration of justice in His Majesty's Privy Council, and to extend its jurisdiction and powers.
Página 306 - In obeying and construing these Rules, due regard must be had to all dangers of navigation ; and due regard must also be had to any special circumstances which may exist in any particular case rendering a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Página 297 - An act to prevent the enlisting or engagement of His Majesty's subjects to serve in foreign service, and the fitting out or equipping, in His Majesty's dominions, vessels for warlike purposes, without His Majesty's license...
Página 302 - Light so constructed as to throw 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...
Página 318 - When two steam vessels are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, each shall alter her course to starboard so that each may pass on the port side of the other.