United States Coast Pilot 6: Great Lakes: Lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan, and Superior and St. Lawrence River

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U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service., 1990 - Pilot guides

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Page 22 - Flashing the rays of a searchlight or other blinding light onto the bridge or into the pilothouse of any vessel under way is prohibited. Any person who shall flash or cause to be flashed the rays of a blinding light in violation...
Page 55 - ... movement of any vessel, foreign or domestic, in the territorial waters of the United States, may inspect such vessel at any time, place guards thereon, and, if necessary in his opinion in order to secure such vessels from damage or injury, or to prevent damage or injury to any harbor or waters of the United States...
Page 63 - Rules and regulations governing the movements of vessels and rafts in St. Marys River from Point Iroquois, on Lake Superior, to Point Detour, on Lake Huron...
Page 67 - ... shall have arrived within half a mile of such curve or bend, shall give a signal by one long blast of the steam whistle...
Page 53 - ... vessel" means every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water other than a public vessel; (4) "public vessel" means a vessel owned or bareboat chartered and operated by the United States, or by a State or political subdivision thereof, or by a foreign nation, except when such vessel is engaged in commerce...
Page 26 - ... capable of transmitting and receiving on the frequency or frequencies within the 156-162 Mega-Hertz band using the classes of emissions designated by the Federal Communications Commission, after consultation with other cognizant agencies, for the exchange of navigational information.
Page 20 - The mariner is also cautioned that buoys are liable to be carried away, shifted, capsized, sunk, etc. Lighted buoys may be extinguished or sound signals may not function as the result of ice or other natural causes, collisions, or other accidents.
Page 27 - Provided further, That vessels not more than sixtyfive feet in length when at anchor in any such special anchorage area shall not be required to carry or exhibit the white light required by this article.
Page 53 - The response of the (name of the vessel) may be different from those listed above if any of the following conditions, upon which the maneuvering information is based, are varied: (1) Calm weather— wind 10 knots or less, calm sea; (2) No current; (3) Water depth twice the vessel's draft or greater. (4) Clean hull; and (5) Intermediate drafts or unusual trim.
Page 159 - ... with the provisions of this article, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor...

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