RULE 35 Sound Signals in Restricted Visibility
In or near an area of restricted visibility, whether by day or night, thesignals prescribed in this Rule shall be used as follows:
(a) A power-driven vessel making way through the water shallsound at intervals of not more than 2 minutes one prolonged blast.
(b) A power-driven vessel underway but stopped and making noway through the water shall sound at intervals of not more than 2minutes two prolonged blasts in succession with an interval of about2 seconds between them.
(c) A vessel not under command, a vessel restricted in her ability tomaneuver, a vessel constrained by her draft, a sailing vessel, a vesselengaged in fishing and a vessel engaged in towing or pushinganother vessel shall, instead of the signals prescribed in paragraphs(a) or (b) of this Rule, sound at intervals of not more than 2 minutesthree blasts in succession, namely one prolonged followed by twoshort blasts.
(d) A vessel engaged in fishing, when at anchor, and a vesselrestricted in her ability to maneuver when carrying out her work atanchor, shall instead of the signals prescribed in paragraph (g) of thisRule sound the signal prescribed in paragraph (c) of this Rule.
(e) A vessel towed or if more than one vessel is towed the last vesselof the tow, if manned, shall at intervals of not more than 2 minutessound four blasts in succession, namely one prolonged followed bythree short blasts. When practicable, this signal shall be made immediatelyafter the signal made by the towing vessel.
(f) When a pushing vessel and a vessel being pushed ahead arerigidly connected in a composite unit they shall be regarded as apower-driven vessel and shall give the signals prescribed in paragraphs(a) or (b) of this Rule.
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