Shore lights and unlighted buoys have also been provided where necessary.
This fact having been fully demonstrated, acetylene dissolved in this way was exempted from the Explosives Act, and consequently upon this exemption a large business has grown up in the preparation and use of dissolved acetylene for lighting motor omnibuses, motor cars, railway carriages, lighthouses, buoys, yachts, &c., for which it is particularly adapted.
The east breakwater scheme, which would have covered the Platter's rocks - still very troublesome - and the Skinner's, was abandoned for buoys which mark the spots.
The Venetians had taken up the buoys which marked the fairway, and had placed a light squadron on the lagoon.
Sand bars keep filling up the mouths of these channels, necessitating frequent dredging and extension of the breakwaters, work undertaken by the Federal government, which also maintains a most comprehensive and completeystem of aids to navigation, including lighthouses and lightships, fog alarms, gas and other buoys, life-saving, storm signal and weather report stations.
The steamer on reaching the given position lowers one, or perhaps two, mark buoys, mooring them by mushroom anchor, chain and rope.
The ocean of water buoys or floats the ship, and the ocean of air, or part of it in motion, swells the sails which propel the ship. The moving air, which strikes the sails directly, strikes.
The harbour of Port Blair is well supplied with buoys and harbour lights, and is crossed by ferries at fixed intervals, while there are several launches for hauling local traffic. On Ross Island there is a lighthouse visible for 19 m.
They burrow in the sands of every shore; they throng the weeds between tide-marks; they ascend all streams; they are found in deep wells, in caverns, in lakes; in Arctic waters they swarm in numbers beyond computation; they find lodgings on crabs, on turtles, on weed-grown buoys; they descend into depths of the ocean down to hundreds or thousands of fathoms; they are found in mountain streams as far above sea-level as some of their congeners live below it.
Using these buoys to guide the direction of tow, a grapnel, a species of fivepronged anchor, attached to a strong compound rope formed of strands of steel and manila, is lowered to the bottom and dragged at a slow speed, as it were ploughing a furrow in the sea bottom, in a line at right angles to the cable route, until the behaviour of the dynamometer shows that the cable is hooked.
The repair being thus completed, the various mark buoys are picked up, and the ship returns to her usual station.
This and other points on the route were marked by buoys laid after careful triangulation by Capt.
In the centre of the river there is accommodation for over thirty vessels at the mooring buoys.
The average depth in the harbour at high water is about 46 ft., with a fall of tide of about 8 ft., the entrance being marked by a lightship and two buoys.
Lights and Buoys.-In view of the difficulties attending navigation in the Gulf, and the impossibility of arranging with the Governments of the littoral for the provision of lights and buoys except on terms which would have greatly hampered shipping, the British Government, in view of the great preponderance of British shipping in the Gulf, has established since 1912 a very complete system of lights and buoys, the cost of which is shared in equal moieties by the Government of India and H.M.
The usual exploratory activities to Teddybear Island and solving anagrams from floating buoys ensured that boredom never even entered peoples heads.
bob around like buoys at sea.
The zones for swimming and the zones for water sports are clearly marked by buoys.
Vega LED Beacons are factory sealed for life, and are ideal for use on floating buoys or at fixed sites.
The net floats above the wreck somewhat on buoys, but is tight and so fairly safe.
St Malo fades, we zig-zag around buoys & lighthouses to the open sea.
buoys when you are nearly on top of them.
A well equipped craft providing vigilant surface cover and ready to recall divers or follow marker buoys is essential.
There were buoys that marked, what I presume was the dredged channel.
Yellow buoys mark the area reserved for sail training to avoid conflict from other water users.
Offshore, there was a decent swell running, and the buoys became all but invisible to us in boats.
Somewhere out on the River Plate were a series of buoys marking the grave of the german pocket battleship, the Graf Spee.
slalom competition with a score of 4 buoys at 13 meter line length.
steer the boat around four buoys.
Both the 50m and 75m buoys have a trapeze on them, to help with long decompression stop.
Collision Regulations lights, Navigational Buoys, Fog signals and Tidal Navigation are all taught by the combination of the three seamanship programs.
He got into the final of the slalom competition with a score of 4 buoys at 13 meter line length.
The object to steer the boat around four buoys.
GPS Chart - useful electronic gadget that shows depth contours and major navigation buoys.
Some designs for nautical themed shower curtains include the typical rope, net and anchor motifs while others use buoys, ships and lighthouses.
The group has always been involved in the development of drifting buoys.
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