United States Coast Pilot: Luzon, Mindoro, and Visayas

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940 - Pilot guides
 

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Page 13 - By day she shall carry in a vertical line one over the other, not less than 6 feet apart, where they can best be seen, three shapes not less than 2 feet in diameter, of which the highest and lowest shall be globular in shape and red in colour, and the middle one diamond in shape and white.
Page 520 - ... 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 525 - Risk of collision can, when circumstances permit, be ascertained by carefully watching the compass bearing of an approaching vessel. If the bearing does not appreciably change, such risk should be deemed to exist.
Page 525 - When a steam vessel and a sailing vessel are proceeding in such directions as to involve risk of collision the steam vessel shall keep out of the way of the sailing vessel.
Page 525 - 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 525 - ... no subsequent alteration of the bearing between the two vessels shall make the overtaking vessel a crossing vessel within the meaning of these rules, or relieve her of the duty of keeping clear of the overtaken vessel until she is finally past and clear.
Page 525 - Art. 17. 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 525 - A vessel which is closehauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is closehauled on the starboard tack. (c) When both are running free with the wind on different sides, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Page 520 - ... of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam...
Page 521 - ... mile, or a combined lantern showing a green light and a red light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on their respective sides. Such lanterns shall be carried not less than three feet below the white light.

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