Port Series, Issue 28

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938 - Harbors

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Page 161 - Ships, whether steamships or sailing ships, when at anchor in roadsteads or fairways, shall, between sunset and sunrise, exhibit where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light in a globular lantern of eight inches in diameter, and so constructed as to show a clear uniform and unbroken light, visible all around the horizon, and at a distance of at least one mile.
Page 83 - That the drawspan shall not be opened when a train is approaching so closely that it can not safely be stopped before reaching the bridge, or when a passenger or mail train is approaching within sight or hearing of the operator of the drawspan.
Page 169 - Railroad Co. bridge at Aberdeen and the Northern Pacific Railroad Co. bridge at Cosmopolis, and also in the Hoquiam River below the forks; and the floating of rafts or tows of timber and...
Page 169 - Willapa Bay, and no boat shall tow any raft containing any log of this character, unless such log is securely fastened so as to prevent its escape from the raft.
Page 169 - Loggers who entrust their logs to river drivers will be required to satisfy themselves that their logs are being driven in accordance with this section.
Page xii - ... to investigate any other matter that may tend to promote and encourage the use by vessels of ports adequate to care for the freight which would naturally pass through such ports...
Page 83 - When the draw of the bridge can be opened immediately, the draw tender shall reply by raising and lowering a white lighted lantern or a white flag, the former by night, the latter by day; the movement...
Page 83 - Trains, wagons, and other vehicles shall not be stopped on a drawbridge for the purpose of delaying its opening, nor shall water craft or vessels be so manipulated as to hinder or delay the operation of a drawspan, but all passage, over, through, or under a drawbridge shall be prompt, to prevent delay to either land or water traffic.
Page xii - ... to advise with communities regarding the appropriate location and plan of construction of wharves, piers, and water terminals ; to investigate the practicability and advantages of harbor, river, and port improvements in connection with foreign and...
Page 82 - When the draw of the bridge cannot be opened immediately or when the bridge is open and is to be closed immediately, the draw tender shall reply by...

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