House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volumen1


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Página 187 - meeting. ART. 13. If two ships under steam are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, the helms of both shall be put to port, so that each may pass on the port side of the other. Two ships under steam crossing.
Página 187 - sailing-ships crossing. ART. 12. When two sailing-ships are crossing so as to involve risk of collision, then, if they have the wind on different sides, the ship with the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the ship with the wind on
Página 184 - to windward shall keep out of the way of the ship which is to leeward. (e.) A ship which has the wind aft shall keep out of the way of the other ship. Art. 15. If two ships under steam are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as
Página 186 - atmosphere, at a distance of at least two miles. (rf.) The said green and red side-lights shall be fitted with inboard screens, projecting at least three feet forward from the light, so as to prevent these lights from being seen across the bow. Lights for steam-tugs. Art. 4. Steamships, when towing other ships, shall carry two bright white
Página 183 - 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 live miles. (''.) On the starboard side, a green light so constructed as to show an uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 10 points of the compass,
Página 186 - horizon, and at a distance of at least one mile. Lights for pilot-vessels. ART. 8. Sailing pilot-vessels shall not carry the lights required for other sailingvessels, but shall carry a white light at the mast-head, visible all round the horizon, and shall also exhibit a flare-up light every 15 minutes. Lights for fishing vessels and boats.
Página 58 - may there be enjoyed by the citizens or subjects of the most favored nation : and, reciprocally, Chinese subjects visiting or residing in the United States shall enjoy the same privileges, immunities, and exemptions, in respect to travel or residence, as may there bo enjoyed by
Página 220 - your Government that he should not, until he has been restored or had an opportunity of returning to Her Majesty's dominions, he detained or tried in the United States for any offense committed prior to his surrender, other than the extradition crimes proved by the facts on which the surrender would be grounded,
Página 184 - 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. (6.) A
Página 290 - it does not require a lawyer to construe it. It says: " Upon the certificate of a justice of the peace that the supposed offender has been committed to gaol, it shall be lawful for one of Her Majesty's principal secretaries of state * * by warrant under his hand and seal to order the person so committed to be delivered to

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