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Steam fog-signal on Stannard"s Rock.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations

Steam fog-signal on Stannard"s Rock.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Steam-boilers,
  • Great Lakes (North America)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSteam fog-signal at Stannard"s Rock
    SeriesH.rp.114
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce, United States. Dept. of the Treasury
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18224366M


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Steam fog-signal on Stannard"s Rock by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Stannard Rock Lighthouse circa – note original sheathing on pier and steel-plate fog signal building Photograph courtesy Archives of Michigan The first plan to mark the reef came inwhen $1, was appropriated Steam fog-signal on Stannards Rock.

book “a floating bell at Stannard rock,” but as this amount was insufficient to moor a vessel with a bell there, it. A cannon was placed near the Boston Lighthouse “to answer ships in a fog,” becoming the first fog signal established in America.

The U. Lighthouse Service investigated the use of steam whistles as fog signals. The first steam fog signal on Lake Michigan was installed at South Manitou Island Lighthouse. Stannard Rock, lying about 23 miles southeast of Manitou Island, was for years the most serious danger to navigation in Lake Superior.

The rock was first marked by a day beacon inbut by the rapid increase in commerce between Duluth and the lower lakes demanded the construction of a lighthouse on the rock. Make the appropriate sound signals as indicated below.

(II) SOUND SIGNALS IN FOG (Put these symbols on the Air Horn or can of air. Carry a spare can.) Long. Under power, making way (sound every 2 minutes) Long, long. Under power, not making way (sound every 2. Lost Sounds reveals the practical development of sound signals from the early percussion instruments to the later succession of compressed -air sirens and diaphones.

It is a record of another part of maritime history. tant that we have your current address, for delivery of the “Fog Signal” and other correspondence. Please remember, for each $ in Dues paid, $ is dedicated to Lightship Preservation.

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