Recreational Boat Safety: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 15041, H.R. 15140 ...

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Page 343 - PRESENT: His EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR GENERAL IN COUNCIL His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of...
Page 169 - Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee : It is indeed a pleasure for me to appear before this Committee to urge the enactment of new and higher ceiling legislation for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
Page 331 - When two power-driven vessels are meeting on reciprocal or nearly reciprocal courses so as to involve risk of collision each shall alter her course to starboard so that each shall pass on the port side of the other.
Page 331 - When two sailing vessels are approaching one another, so as to involve risk of collision, one of them shall keep out of the way of the other...
Page 332 - 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 333 - When two steam vessels are crossing, so as to involve risk of collision, the vessel which has the other on her own starboard side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Page 332 - If, when steam vessels are approaching each other, either vessel fails to understand the course or intention of the other, from any cause, the vessel so in doubt shall immediately signify the same by giving several short and rapid blasts, not less than four, of the steam whistle.
Page 329 - A vessel under one hundred and fifty feet in length when at anchor shall carry forward, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding...
Page 327 - The rules concerning lights shall be complied with in all weathers from sunset to sunrise, and during such time no other lights which may be mistaken for the prescribed lights shall be exhibited.
Page 330 - A sailing vessel under way shall sound, at intervals of not more than one minute, when on the starboard tack, one blast ; when on the port tack, two blasts in succession, and when with the wind abaft the beam, three blasts in succession. (d) A vessel when at anchor shall, at intervals of not more than one minute, ring the bell rapidly for about five seconds.