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Author Allen, Craig H., 1951-

Title Farwell's rules of the nautical road / Craig H. Allen
Edition Eighth edition
Published Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  KC 267 All/Fro 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 719 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Blue & gold professional library
U.S. Naval Institute blue & gold professional library
Blue and gold professional library series
U.S. Naval Institute blue & gold professional library.
Contents History of the nautical rules of the road -- Collision law in the United States -- Rule applicability, definitions, structure, and construction -- The rule of good seamanship and the general prudential rule -- Lookout, radar systems, and watchstanding -- The safe speed rule -- Risk of collision -- Action to avoid collision -- Responsibilities in narrow channels and fairways -- Responsibilities in managed waterways: TSS and VTS -- Responsibilities based on vessel type, status, or employment -- The head-on situation -- The overtaking situation -- The crossing situation -- Responsibilities in restricted visibility -- Lights and shapes -- Sound and light signals
Notes "Originally known as the Rules of the nautical road by Captain Raymond F. Farwell."
Rev. ed. of: Farwell's rules of the nautical road. 7th ed / prepared by Richard A. Smith. c1994
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Rule of the road at sea.
Inland navigation -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Author Farwell, Raymond Forrest, 1893- Rules of the nautical road.
Smith, Richard Arthur, 1940- Farwell's rules of the nautical road
LC no. 2004008358
ISBN 1591140080 alkaline paper