Report of the Commissioner of Navigation to the Secretary of the Treasury

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Page 37 - 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. (d) A vessel, when at anchor, shall, at intervals of not more than one minute, ring the bell rapidly for about five seconds.
Page 99 - ... exportation, of any articles to the United States, or to his Britannic majesty's territories in Europe, respectively, than such as are payable on the exportation of the like articles to any other foreign country...
Page 45 - Vessels built within the United States and belonging wholly to citizens thereof; and vessels which may be captured in war by citizens of the United States and lawfully condemned as prize, or which may be adjudged to be forfeited for a breach of the laws of the United States...
Page 48 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any ship, or the owner, or master, or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper look.out, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.
Page 89 - ... collected, whether the importation be made in vessels of the one country or of the other.
Page 101 - If either party shall hereafter grant to any other nation any particular favor in navigation or commerce, it shall immediately become common to the other party, freely, where it is freely granted to such other nation, or on yielding the same compensation, when the grant is conditional.
Page 84 - It shall be competent, however, to either of the contracting parties, in case either should think fit, at any time after the...
Page 98 - In regard to light-house dtities, pilotage, and port charges, as well as to the fees and perquisites of public officers, and all other duties and charges, of whatever kind or 6353 7 denomination, levied upon vessels of commerce in the name or to the profit of the Government, the local authorities, or of any private establishments whatsoever...
Page 78 - ... nation upon vessels wholly belonging to citizens of the United States or upon the produce, manufactures, or merchandise imported in the same from the United States or from any foreign country, the President is hereby authorized to issue his proclamation declaring that the foreign discriminating duties of tonnage and impost...
Page 36 - ... (v) A vessel when towing, a vessel engaged in laying or in picking up a submarine cable or navigation mark, and a vessel under way which is unable to get out of the way of an approaching vessel through being not under command or unable to manoeuvre as required by these Rules...

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