Lewis' Law of Shipping: Being a Treatise on the Law Respecting the Inland and Sea-coast Shipping of Canada and the United States

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Carswell & Company, 1885 - 508 pages

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Page ix - London, (the act of God, the queen's enemies, fire, and all and every other dangers and accidents of the seas, rivers, and navigation, of whatever nature and kind soever, excepted,) unto order or to assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods at 51.
Page 189 - ... points of the compass ; so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam...
Page 191 - ... a lantern with a green glass on the one side and a red glass 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...
Page 194 - I am directing my course to starboard." Two short blasts to mean, "I am directing my course to port.
Page 192 - ... (c) 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.
Page 203 - ... shall have arrived within half a mile of such curve or bend, shall give a...
Page 193 - ... sees the masts of the other in a line, or nearly in a line, with her own; and by night, to cases in which each vessel is in such a position as to see both the side-lights of the other.
Page 199 - Where any damage or loss is caused to any goods, merchandise, or other things whatsoever on board the ship ; (c) Where any loss of life or personal injury is caused to any person carried in any other vessel...
Page 271 - By f 2, on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action, or other proceeding in any court of justice, or before any person having by law, or by consent of parties, authority to hear, receive and examine evidence...
Page 189 - ... 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...

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