Fraser River – Middle Arm and North Arm


No. Name   Position
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Longitude W.
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ground
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Fog Signals
380.5 Sturgeon Bank light buoy T10 WSW. Of Sea Island.
49 10 59.4
123 17 46.7
Fl R 4s ..... ..... Red, marked "T10". Year round.


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381 Westerly Near NW. extremity of North Arm Jetty.
49 15 26.5
123 16 46.7
Fl(3) W 12s 7.2 9 White cylindrical tower. Flash 0.5 s; eclipse 2 s;
flash 0.5 s; eclipse 2 s;
flash 0.5 s; eclipse 6.5 s.
Radar reflector. Year round.

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382
G5415
North Arm Breakwater On breakwater.
49 15 15.5
123 16 02.9
Fl G 4s 3.3 4 Mast, green, white and black square daymark. Year round.

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Edn 04/11
384
G5417
North Arm Third On S. side of channel.
49 14 21.5
123 14 52.8
Fl W 4s 6.5 3 Long pile of 3-pile dolphin, red and white triangular daymark. Year round.



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385
G5418
North Arm Inner (Easterly) On S. side of channel at turn in North Arm Jetty.
49 13 38.9
123 13 41.7
Q R 1s 6.2 3 Long pile of 3-pile dolphin. Year round.




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The following is a list of Bridge Signals authorized by By-Law of the North Fraser Harbour Commissioners:
BRIDGES
The following rules govern the opening of all bridges to marine traffic within the limits of the Harbour.
(1)Signals:
CALL SIGNALS FOR SPAN OPENINGS
(a)The Master or person in charge of a vessel shall give the following signals to bridge tenders within reasonable hearing of the bridge to open the swing span, or in the event that the span is already open, that he intends to pass through:
Eburne Bridge No. 4 - - - -
Eburne Bridge No. 5 - - -
B.C. Hydro Marpole Bridge, signal - - - - .
C.N. Railway Bridge - - -
RESCINDING SIGNAL
(b)In the event of a vessel having signalled for the swing span to be opened, and for any reason (such as poor visibility) does not intend to pass through, the master or person in charge of the vessel shall signal that the swing span be closed by sounding two long blasts and two short blasts of the whistle.
DANGER SIGNAL
Given by the bridge tender to answer the call signal of a vessel, and to indicate that the span cannot or will not be opened at once.) Given by a series of short blasts of a horn or whistle in rapid succession, by day or night, or by the bridge tender swinging a red lighted lantern or raising a red ball, the former by night, the latter by day; the person signalling is to face the vessel and swing the lantern in front of him at arm's length in vertical circles.

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