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Page 173 - Whenever any ship, whether a steamer or sailing ship, proceeding in one direction, meets another ship, whether a steamer or sailing ship, proceeding in another direction, so that if both ships were to continue their respective courses they would pass so near as to involve the risk of a collision, the helms of both ships must be put to port so as to pass on the port side of each other...
Page 171 - 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.
Page 170 - ... uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the ship, viz. from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side, and of such a character as to be visible on a dark night, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least five miles.
Page 170 - ... from right ahead to two points 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 88 - Behalf the same is given may sue thereon or may recover the Wages due by all or any of the Means by which Wages due to Merchant Seamen are recoverable...
Page 21 - Now, for the purpose of attaining an end so desirable as that of rewarding individual instances of merit and valour...
Page 22 - Cross, under rule seven, shall " be publicly decorated before the Naval or Military force or body to which he belongs, and "with which the act of bravery for which he is to be rewarded shall have been performed, and M his name shall be recorded in a General Order, together with the cause of his especial
Page 199 - ... of the freighter], and to the cargo therein, consisting of [state very shortly the descriptions and quantities of the goods, and the names and addresses of their owners and consignees'] : And whereas the said...
Page 197 - ... and certificates of mortgage or sale (if any) affecting the same, and the names, and places of business of the owners and...
Page 21 - Whereas We, taking into Our Royal Consideration that there exists no means of adequately rewarding the individual gallant services either of officers of the lower grades in Our Naval and Military Service, or of warrant and petty officers, seamen, and marines, in Our Navy, and non-commissioned officers and soldiers in Our Army ; and whereas the third class of Our Most Honourable Order...

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